This position works in the Recreation Department of the City and assists in the day-to-day operation of the Swim Center.
Examples of Essential and General Responsibilities:
Maintain order in the pool; rescue persons in distress.
Administer CPR and first aid when necessary.
Provide first aid as needed; maintain and prepare related records and reports as required.
Assist in teaching swimming lessons.
Enforce rules and regulations.
Assist in general operations and maintenance of the swim center.
Supervise lifeguards and lifeguard/instructors.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum and Preferred Requirements:
Two years of increasingly responsible aquatic experience is required.
A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
License or Certificates: Possession of a current American Red Cross certificate in Lifeguard Training, including First Aid is required. CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificate is required. Possession of a current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance slip is required at the time of hiring. Possession of a current Title 22 First Aid certificate is desirable. Working Conditions:
This position works in an outdoor recreational environment with exposure to heat and cold and may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing or sitting for prolonged periods. Position works various hours including early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
Application and Exam Information:
A completed application and supplemental questionnaire are required by the closing date and time. As a candidate for the position, you will want to be sure your application accurately reflects your skills and abilities as they relate to the position to achieve maximum opportunity. Applications will be reviewed carefully, and only those who appear to have the best qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process. Minimum requirements must be clearly demonstrated on the application to be considered as this information will be used to determine minimum qualifications. Experience requirements must be demonstrated in the “Work Experience” section of the application, other sections of the application will not be used to determine experience qualifications. Resumes and other documents may be submitted, however they will not be used to determine minimum qualifications, please do not use phrases such as “see attached” or “see resume” as they will not be considered. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to compete further in the process.
Selection Process Information - The anticipated selection process for this position may include the following:
Application Review – Verification that application is fully completed. Qualification Review – Verification of required qualifications. Oral Panel Evaluation – 70% passing required. Candidates must successfully pass each stage of the selection process above in order to continue to the next step. This process may be modified or changed depending on the number of qualified candidates.
Please remember to submit all your application materials by the closing date and time. Incomplete or applications received after the closing date and time cannot be considered. All information on the application is subject to investigation and verification.
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If you are ready for this exciting opportunity and you meet the requirements detailed above, please click the apply button. For more information contact Human Resources at:
The City of Palm Springs
3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs , CA 92262
Applications must be received by 4:00pm October 9, 2012 in order to be considered for this opportunity.
The City of Palm Springs reserves the right to accelerate or extend the "Closing Date" of open positions at any time, dependent upon the number of applications received.
The City of Palm Springs is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage all persons to file applications with us as we do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, family status, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Palm Springs Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
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