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City of Manteca, CA
Manteca, CA


Manteca, CA

Full job description

**All part-time positions are "at will" and therefore continuation of employment is subject to availability of funding, determination of need for services and method to provide services, at sole discretion of the City of Manteca. Part-time employees are not eligible for fringe benefits provided to full-time employees of the City. This position will close when a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Based on the applicants position, experience and program need, applicant will work under the general direction of the Recreation Coordinator, Pool Manager and Assistant Manager(s) performing various duties including guarding and protecting patrons and students during Open Swim and Swim Lessons, and teaching basic to advanced swim lessons to 1-4 students at a time. Lifeguard Trainee/Lifeguard/Aquatic Instructor will educate and enforce rules and regulations to patrons and students.

Example of Duties:
Becomes familiar with pool rules and regulations and enforces them.

Displays leadership, responsibility, and professionalism during and after work hours.

Communicates strongly with patrons, students, other Lifeguard /Aquatic Instructors, and supervisors.

Follows work procedures and schedules.

Issues written and oral instructions to students and patrons.

Works with a workforce of over 50 staff members.

Prepares attendance and accident reports, and swim lesson report cards; maintain records and reports.

Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering the phone, conducting classes, collecting fees, helping set up for classes, events, maintenance duties, etc.

Responds to public inquiries about aquatics programs.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications:
Knowledge of the aquatic facilities, operations and techniques used in a community aquatics program.
Skill in First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguarding; rescue and resuscitate drowning persons; rescue and provide first aid to persons affected by life threatening injuries.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to effectively enforce safety rules and regulation in pool and surrounding area to ensure patron safety and prevent accidents.

Supplemental Information:
Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age

Lifesaving (Red Cross, YMCA or Ellis), and First Aid CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers, ability to obtain Title 22 First Aid Certifications are required and must be obtained before the start of the aquatics season.

Satisfactory fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice.

Valid work permit if under 18 years of age

Indoor and outdoor work environment with ability to work a flexible work schedule, depending upon program needs, including working evenings, weekends, holidays and shifting assignments as program needs change. The noise level in the work environment can vary, ranging from quiet to loud. Incumbents will work in warm to hot environments with sufficient water, breaks and shade provided.

Stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, crouch and swim for prolonged periods; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and tools and operate motorized equipment. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Incumbents are required to use vision and/ or hearing to identify and evaluate field emergencies, and to respond physically to these emergencies quickly and appropriately.