Jobs in Fort Lauderdale – RECREATION LIFEGUARD

Website City of Fort Lauderdale

Job Description:

The City of Fort Lauderdale community builders possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs related work as required.
  • Conducts water games and sports
  • If assigned to the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center, will be required to perform operational tasks that include but are not limited to; set up, break down, and cleanup of special events
  • Provide swimming instructions to adults and children
  • Cleans and performs maintenance of pool equipment, pool deck, swimming pools and locker room facilities
  • Monitors activities in and near the water through patron surveillance
  • Recognizes and provides quick response to any and all emergencies including rescue, First Aid and CPR
  • Enforces facility safety rules and regulations and educates patrons

Qualification & Experience:

  • If assigned to the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center, Free Diving and/or SCUBA certification is preferred relative to assigned lifeguard and maintenance duties in deep water up to and including a depth of 6-meters (19.68 Feet).
  • All required certifications, whether possessed at time of application or obtained after appointment, must be kept current to continue employment in this class.
  • May be 16 years old
  • Possess a current and valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification, or be able to obtain one within six (6) months from date of appointment.
  • Work on weekends as scheduled during special events for the City and Aquatic Complex
  • VISION REQUIREMENTS- Must be free from color blindness and have no permanent abnormality of either eye; must have at least 20 I 40 or better vision in each eye with or without corrective lenses (glasses or contacts) THE VISION REQUIREMENTS CANNOT BE WAIVED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. An employee who has undergone radial keratotomy may not be examined until six (6) weeks have elapsed from their last surgical procedure and must at that time meet the above stated vision requirements.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a performance test which includes simulated pool rescues. This test must be successfully passed every six (6) months after employment.
  • Must possess a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.

Job Details:

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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