City of Brownsville
  • 08-Feb-2013 to 16-Jun-2013 (CST)
  • 513 – Swimming Pools
  • Brownsville, TX, USA
  • $9.3117
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No benefits available for this position.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:
The purpose of the class is to teach basic and advanced levels of swimming techniques and monitor and maintain safety within the pool area. The class is responsible for instructing swim classes, supervising the swimmers, maintaining the pool area, and administering first aid. The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision.

ESSENTIAL TASKS:
Instructs swimming lessons at different level classes and prepares lesson plans for those classes.

Monitors and observes the pool area for safety, weather, temperature, and other conditions.

Acts as a lifeguard by watching over the swimmers and other patrons to ensure safety.

Instructs swimming lessons at different level classes and prepares lesson plans for those classes.

Performs first aid, CPR, and other rescue functions.

Sets-up the pool area, brings out equipment, and closes the pool.

Cleans the pool deck and other surrounding pool areas.

Performs related tasks as necessary.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS
DATA INVOLVEMENT:
Requires comparing or inspecting items against a standard.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT:
Requires serving others such as customers; attends to their requests and exchanging information with them.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires handling or using equipment that require brief instruction or experience such as pool, lifesaving, or other similar equipment.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
REASONING REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing routine work using common sense.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing basic addition and subtraction, such as making change or measuring.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Requires comprehending simple signs, labels, symbols; understanding routine lists of instructions when explained; little or no reading or writing required by the job; basic speaking skills not necessarily including complete sentences.
MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing simple, repetitive manual, clerical, or operating tasks following a few definite procedures; requires minor short term planning; requires little attention for accurate results.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Requires very few decisions, affecting only the individual; works in a very stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/oral instructions.

VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
Requires instruction that is sufficient for satisfactory job performance.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES:
Requires valid certifications through the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding, First-Aid, and CPR-AED for lifeguards.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be at least eighteen (18) years old. Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires light to medium work that involves walking, standing, or swimming virtually all of the time, exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis, considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:
The job risks exposure to extreme heat and/ or cold.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.

ADA COMPLIANCE:
The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

BENEFITS:
No benefits available for this position.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.

HOW TO APPLY:
Application and resume may be submitted online at http://cob.applicantpro.com

Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer
If you need an accommodation, please call
(956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX
Email: hr@cob.us




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