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RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent's primary role includes, but is not limited to, supervising and instructing aquatic personnel in the duties and responsibilities of their work; trains newly assigned Lifeguards on the policies and procedures relating to the maintenance of order and discipline, emergency first aide and employee work rules; monitors the performance of Lifeguards during swimming pool operational hours. The incumbent conducts in-service training seminars, and enforces all safety rules and regulations pertaining to the operation of a swimming pool; guards the swimming pool to direct water safety, and prevent accidents; ensures that non-swimming participants stay in shallow water; maintains order and discipline of participants in pool. Gathers information and maintains various written records relating to pool operations, maintenance and cleaning of pool and pool equipment. Treats pool water to maintain proper chemical balance. Assists in planning special activities and programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND 2 years of experience as a Lifeguard at an aquatic facility. Two years of teaching or coaching in the aquatic field may substitute for lifeguard experience. Must possess and maintain current and valid certificates in Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instruction (WSI), Lifeguard Training Instructor (LGI), First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Instructor or successor courses offered by the American Red Cross. Must maintain any and all certifications required by state, federal and local laws in order to practice and teach lifeguard skills as a term and condition of continued employment. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

SALARY: $18.31 per hour (35 hours per week)

Mail or e-mail resume, cover letter, copy of driver's license and copy of current Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding Instructor, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications, and any other successor courses offered by the American Red Cross to:

John Parker, Recreation Program Coordinator
Recreation and Youth Services

101 W. Third Street, Mezzanine Floor
Dayton, Ohio 45402

For a detailed job description please contact Mr. Parker at above e-mail or postal address.

Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation.

Issued: February 20, 2017
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