DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONLAKE LIFEGUARD - CANDIDATE (TEMPORARY) SALARY: $16.51 HourlyDEFINITION:
Participates in an intensive training academy in advanced open water lifeguarding and emergency medical response.OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE will not be accepted for this examination. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class are found within the Department of Parks and Recreation, Regional Facilities Agency. Candidates participate, under the supervision of the training officer, in an advanced training academy involving both field and classroom instruction. They must have the mental ability to assimilate classroom instructions and the physical skill, stamina, and coordination to become proficient in all lake lifeguard rescue techniques.
Upon successful completion of the training academy, applicants will meet the minimum training requirements for Lake Lifeguard position. LAKE LIFEGUARD SALARY RANGE: $22.52 -$29.52 Filing Opens:
August, 8, 2022 8:00am Exam number: D2947B Type of Recruitment:
Essential Job Functions
- Under close supervision, participates in a training academy.
- Through classroom and field training, learns proper lifesaving techniques and procedures for lake surveillance, victim recognition, lake entry, lake rescue, vessel assistance and park and lake ordinance enforcement.
- Receives instruction and participates in field training to learn proper procedures and acquire proficiency in the rescue or evacuation of persons endangered by hazardous lake conditions and in the provision of emergency medical care.
- Receives instruction in the identification of, and human behavior related to open water conditions and unsafe lake conditions.
- Receives instruction in enforcement of county ordinances.
- Receives instruction and prepares for authorized lifesaving, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have the ability to swim 1000 meters within 18 minutes in a pool environment.LICENSE REQUIREMENT:
A valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be at least 16 years of age at time of swim test. Vision
: At least 20/30 in each eye without correction. Hearing
There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than:
30 dB at 500 Hz
30 dB at 1000 Hz
40 dB at 2000 Hz
40 dB at 3000 Hz
There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worse ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the applicant's record will be reviewed by the Occupational Health Service Consultant in otolaryngology who will make a recommendation as to the applicant's employability and forward it to the Medical Director for final disposition. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.PHYSICAL CLASS:
4 - Arduous - Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally required extraordinary physical activity.
Additional Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:Additional Information:EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of a 1,000 meter swimming performance test
weighted 100%. Candidates must complete the 1,000 meter swim test in 18 minutes or less
to pass with 70% and to be placed on the eligible list. The swim score will be based on the final swim time 18 minutes or less. * * * I M P O R T A N T I N F O R M A T I O N * * *
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, ALL CANDIDATES MUSTAPPLY ONLINE AND ATTEND ONE OF THE SWIM TEST/EXAM DATES LISTED BELOW: Sunday, 9/18/22 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturday 12/3/2022 8:00 to 12:00pm Arcadia Park - Norman S. Johnson Aquatic Center 405 S. Santa Anita Ave. Arcadia, CA 91006Saturday, 9/10/2022 8:00am to 12:00pm Sunday, 12/11/2022 8:00am to 12:00pm Castaic Aquatic Center 31350 Castaic Rd. Castaic, CA 91384
Candidates must come prepared with bathing suits and towels to take the swim test. Our office hours are open Monday-Thursday, 7:00AM - 5:00PM. IMPORTANT INFORMATION CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION AT CHECK IN
Without proper picture ID, candidates will not be allowed to participate in the examination
- PHOTO ID
- Current State ID or State Driver's license, School, Work or Military ID, or Passport are acceptable forms of identification.
- PROOF OF AGE
- If your Photo ID does not show your date of birth, an Original Birth Certificate will be required.
. IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT APPLICATIONS ARE FILED PRIOR TO SWIM TEST DATE BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION:
The eligible list for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The position is temporary only.Potential Work Sites:
- Bonelli Park, San Dimas, CA
- Castaic Lake, Castaic, CA
- Santa Fe Dam, Irwindale, CA
Various; includes weekends, nights, and holidays.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ON-LINE. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL,FAX OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.Go to: http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "LAKE LIFEGUARD -Candidate PARKS AND RECREATION (RECURRENT)"
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