Plans and conducts instruction in the recreational area of swimming; acts as lifeguard as assigned; and performs other related duties as required.
Examples of Duties:
Conducts swimming classes for children, teenagers, adults, and the handicapped; certifies qualifiers; acts as lifeguard as assigned. Ensures the enforcement of safety policies, rules, regulations and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons
Note: The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Knowledge of: principles, practices, equipment and techniques of swimming; principles and practices of instruction; group behavior.
Ability to: perform demonstrational teaching; inspire confidence and enthusiasm in participants; stimulate interest; prepare reports, maintain good working relationship with the staff and public.
Physical Requirement: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties
Preferred License or Certificate:
1. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate or equivalent
2. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or equivalent
City of Norwalk, CT - 20 months ago