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Posting Number0652TPosition TitleLifeguard/Instructor
Aide (Temporary Part-Time Position) 2018DepartmentParks
& RecreationJob Code008FLSA StatusNon-ExemptUnion AffiliationUnrepresentedPay
T08Job Description Summary
Lifeguard will work under the general supervision of the Facility Managerial staff. Lifeguard will: provide a safe environment for the facility patrons through polite enforcement of safety rules; provide correct, courteous answers to telephone and verbal inquires; administer first aid and water rescues when needed; assist with teaching classes in a manner prescribed by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department (CPRD) guidelines; bend/stoop/twist/reach overhead to demonstrate swim strokes in and out of the water; lift preschool age children in and out of the water; accurately maintain all class records as prescribed by CPRD guidelines; provide a healthy and sanitary facility for patrons through continual cleaning; assist with department wide events; and perform other duties as assigned.
Applicants must: be at least 15 years of age; have a current nationally recognized lifeguard certification (Starfish, American Red Cross or Ellis & Associates) or certified by June 4, 2018 if working Summer 2017; be able to clearly see across the entire pool to recognize swimmers in distress; have proof of 20/20 corrective vision; be able to hear whistle codes and patrons across pool area; have physical endurance to respond to emergencies; be able to lift up to 50lbs; participate in weekly in-service trainings; be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; attend mandatory pre-season orientation and staff meetings; purchase approved uniform and follow dress code policy; and must have excellent customer service skills.
Supervision ExercisedStarting Salary$8.20-$8.95 per hourOpen Until FilledYesDeadline to ApplyNumber of Positions Available75-100Notice to ApplicantsIndividuals
needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.7235
TTY: 711 (MO RELAY)
THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IS A MERIT, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: MALE / FEMALE
THE CITY OF COLUMBIA REQUIRES PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING
The City of Columbia participates in the federal E-Verify work authorization programSpecial Instructions to Applicants
PR will be offering Lifeguard Certification Courses for free. Contact Megan Harrington at Megan.Harringtong@como.gov for more information. Part-Time employees do not qualify for sick, holiday or vacation pay. Pay checks are issued bi-weekly. Some lifeguards positions are available at the end of the summer season.
Varies Aquatic Facilities are open 7 days a week