Lifeguard - Swim Lesson Instructor - Seasonal
Company: City of Mesa
Posted on: May 3, 2021
This classification has been designated as a non-benefited,
non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position.
The City of Mesa is currently recruiting for Lifeguard - Swim
Lesson Instructors for the Summer Season. The Season runs from
April 2021 through August 2021. Lifeguard - Swim Lesson Instructors
may work 25 - 40 hours per week, depending on business needs.
As a Lifeguard - Swim Lesson Instructor you will provide
instruction in swimming and/or diving and organize learning
activities. You will monitor activities at a City swimming pool to
prevent accidents and to rescue swimmers in distress. You will
caution swimmers about safety hazards, maintain order in the pool
area, and administer first aid. Other duties include completing
accident reports, general cleaning duties, sweeping pool deck,
removing debris from pool area, and providing general information
Qualified applicants must successfully complete one skills testing.
The first skills test will be offered on Saturday, March 21st and
remaining staffing needs will be filled at a second skills test
Saturday, April 4th. Skills testing will include an assessment of
various lifeguard skills, fitness level, as well as a verbal
interview. In order to attend either skills test, applications must
be received online by 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2020 and you
must receive an email invitation with details of the skills testing
event. Applications received after March 18th will be considered on
an as-needed basis.
Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor certification classes are
offered by the City of Mesa beginning in February. A skills test
review is offered in March. See the Mesa's Parks, Recreation and
Community Facilities website for class times, locations, and
registration fee information: For general registration and class
information, call (PLAY).
All staff are required to purchase a black swimsuit/shorts uniform
selected by the Aquatics Administration, and a Fox 40 whistle.
Vendor information will be made available. Uniform shirts will be
provided by the City of Mesa. Visible tattoos are acceptable unless
they contain inappropriate lettering or images such as nudity or
offensive language. Accessories are limited to post earrings only.
Visible body piercing, including tongue and nose piercings, is not
Please refer to the link below for the full job description and
additional information regarding assignments, preferred
qualifications, and essential functions.
Qualifications & Requirements
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to
uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge,
Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required.Applicants must possess avalid
Lifeguard Certification, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for
the Professional Rescuer Certification, and Water Safety or Swim
Lesson Instructor Certification (WSI) by start date.
Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security
sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be
subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or
controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Some (1 - 2 seasons) experience
in performing the duties of a lifeguard and instructing swimming
classes is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish desirable.
Link to Job Description
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