Performs related work as required.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Working knowledge of: lifesaving principles and practices; water safety techniques
and the use of lifesaving equipment; first aid/CPR/AED/oxygen administration and bloodborn pathogens procedures.
Some knowledge of: pool rules and regulations.
Ability to: teach swimming and lifesaving methods; enforce rules and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; prevent hazardous situations from developing; react quickly, calmly and rationally in emergencies; maintain records and compile reports when needed; communicate and interact effectively with the general public; perform duties requiring physical strength and endurance. Ability to maintain certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Bundle 2.
Skill in: the operation and maintenance of lifesaving equipment; lifesaving procedures.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least seventeen (17) years of age.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Bundle 2 including Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, Oxygen Administration, and Bloodborn Pathogens. Comparable nationally ranked certifications are considered with completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding w/Bundle 2 prior to the start of work. Possession of a valid Florida driver's license is preferred.
EXAMINATION: Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.
TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of May 15, 2014. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.
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Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the
closing date. Applications received or postmarked after
5/15/2014 will not be processed.