LIFEGUARD AND SWIM INSTRUCTOR I/II
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA

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Note: Temporary non-benefited casual/seasonal workers are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a lifeguard and/or to instruct in aquatics programs serving both youth beginning at the age of 6 months and adults. The Spring & Fall aquatic program is held at Washington Park pool, located at 255 S. Pastoria Ave. in Sunnyvale. Our Summer program, expands to two additional Sunnyvale pools.

Essential Job Functions:

As an Aquatics staff member, you will:
  • Organize and instruct swim lessons and other water activities;
  • Supervise youth and adult water activities;
  • Take attendance and test swim participants based on American Red Cross guidelines;
  • Interact with children, parents, care-givers, and City staff;
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants through American Red Cross standards of care.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • The minimum age is 16 years old (students under 18 will be required to obtain a Student Work Permit.)
  • Experience in paid or volunteer aquatic lesson delivery.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications are necessary and Water Safety Instructor certification is desired.
  • Varying shifts available: Tuesday/Thursdays between 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. during Spring & Fall. Summer hours vary depending on pool and can range from 15-40 hours per week.
  • TB test and Department of Justice fingerprinting required as a condition of employment.

Application and Selection Process:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position.

City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions . Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www. jobs.inSunnyvale.com or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086.

Initial review of applications will take place on Monday, February 25; qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position during the first week of March. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination . Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Angelique Wilson at (408) 730-7723 or email: awilson@sunnyvale.ca.gov .

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, family relationship, age, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disability (whether perceived or actual). Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.