Part Time
FLSA: Hourly

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(013) $10.91 - $15.58 an hour     

Part-time 30 hours

JOB CODE: 110100


Option to join the City’s health and dental programs at full-cost; paid holidays, pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans, plus those benefits required by law such as social security and worker’s compensation.


  • Provides instruction for swimming – all levels, lifeguarding and related courses, adaptive programs, etc.

  • Conducts rescue drills and training of seasonal personnel.

  • Assists higher level aquatics leader at a pool.

  • Participates in the enforcement of swimming pool rules and regulations.

  • Participates in the maintenance of area, equipment and supplies.

  • When assigned to a pool, tests water daily, insures that filtration system is working properly.

  • Performs such pool maintenance as brushing, vacuuming, backwashing, and adjusting chemicals under direction of a higher level aquatic leader.

  • Informs supervisor of need to restock supplies in order to maintain correct supply levels.

  • Directs special activities, programs and water sports at a pool or beach facility.

  • Performs special assignments such as overseeing swim meets and other aquatics activities.

  • Completes attendance reports, daily reports, etc. as required.

  • Compiles accident reports; maintains time card, inventory and supply ordering information.

  • Performs needed functions on registration / payment software.

  • Completes both physical and knowledge based weekly in-service training

  • Answers phones and provides customer service regarding programs, registration, and facility.

  • Plans and develops new programs for facility as needed.

  • Performs all lifeguard duties when needed; administers first aid and performs lifesaving activities; responds to emergencies.

  • Performs related work as required.


    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.


    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.


    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.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to

    5-1-14 (110100)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 5/15/2014 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.