SALARY RANGE: $16.00 per hour (Additional $1 per hour stipend when teaching swimming lessons)
Perform lifeguard duties; teach swimming lessons; maintain pool and pool area.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING
Performs lifeguard duties; guards pool; rescues distressed/drowning swimmers; administers first aid; enforces safety rules in and around the pool; fills out forms; maintains certification through in-service training; performs safety inspections daily.Maintains pool and pool area: maintains mechanical equipment; checks backwash; checks chemical levels in the pool; picks up trash; cleans decks; vacuums; cleans bathrooms and performs janitorial work as needed; attends in-service training for pool maintenance.Teaches swimming lessons; guards swimmers taking lessons and provides assistance for first aid; handles registration for lessons. DECISION MAKING
- Uses judgment to coordinate activities and to act appropriately in emergency situations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications)
- Must be at least 16 years old.
- Must have an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification or be able to obtain the certification before the start of summer (ARCL Certification class will be offered by City of San Marcos) Must have an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification or be able to obtain certification before start of summer.
CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS
Effective oral communication skills to teach lessons and educate the public. Extensive contact with the public, must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Basic calculations to balance cash receipts, measure chemicals, and check test results. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical requirements include working outdoors in heat, humidity and wind. Exposed to chlorine, muriatic acid and other pool chemicals. Navigates slippery surfaces; exposed to noise from crowds, whistles and pump room. Subject to standing, sitting, vision, hearing, talking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling reaching, handling, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, handling, foot controls, fine dexterity. Must be able to lift over 50lbs rarely. Safety Sensitive Position. The City of San Marcos offers its employees a broad range of benefits to enhance their personal and occupational lives. We are committed to a total rewards strategy that provides employees with competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and an environment that supports a healthy work/life balance.
View Our Benefits Guide. BENEFITS
- Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - Individual trust replacing Social Security
- Mission Square Retirement Corporation - optional 457-deferred compensation plan & Roth IRA
- Employee Assistance Program
- Activity Center Membership
- Direct Deposit
Closing Date/Time: Continuous