Provides courteous and expeditious customer service to the general public and City department staffs. Supervises swimming activities in and around a City pool to ensure that policies, rules and regulations are observed and enforced and that no hazard to safety is created; warns swimmers of improper activities or danger; enforces pool regulations and water safety policies. Rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning; administers first aid in the event of injury; administers artificial respiration if required. Assists in cleaning the pool and related facilities, and equipment; and assists in instructing classes in fundamentals of swimming. Routinely adheres to and maintains a positive attitude towards City and Department goals; and performs other related work as required.
Examples of Duties:
Under general supervision, accomplishes specialized work in protecting life, assisting in instructions, and assisting in the operation of public swimming pools; and performs related work as required.
A complete Job Description may be reviewed on the website http://www.sbcity.org under Departments/Human Resources/Job Classifications and salaries.
Licenses, Certificates, Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate, YMCA Lifeguard or Ellis and Associates Lifeguard Certificate, Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate or American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety Certificate or National Safety Council Standard First Aid Certificate or Medic First Aid Certificate and American Heart Association CPR Level "C" BLS (Basic Life Support) Certificate or American Red Cross Community CPR Certificate or American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate are required. Must be 16 years of age.
All certificates must be valid for the duration of employment.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE REQUIRED