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Lifeguard 2016

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THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

LIFEGUARD (RECREATION DEPARTMENT)

 

·         Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.

·         Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility.

·         Decision making skills.

·         Recognize and respond calmly, quickly and effectively during emergencies to ensure the safety of all patrons.

·         Provide emergency care and treatment necessary pending the arrival of emergency medical personnel.

·         An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures (training provided).

·         Leadership and public relations skills.

·         Enforces aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations in a firm and impartial manner.

·         Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times.

·         Maintains a high standard of customer service.

·         Respond to inquiries from the public in a professional manner.

·         Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

·         Inspect the facility and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the designated supervisor.

·         Complete required records and reports.

·         Participate in regular in-service training sessions.

·         Maintain fitness level (swimming skills, strength and endurance).

·         Additional duties as assigned.

·         Minimum qualifications include:

o   American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid written exam and certifications.

o   American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer skills test and certification.

o   Successful completion of pre-employment lifeguard knowledge and skills testing.

§  500-yard timed swim in 12 minutes or less

§  Treading water holding a 10 lb. diving brick with both hands for 1 minute.

§  Surface dive and recover of an object at a 12 ft. depth.

 

Working Hours: 

·         Hours vary.

·         Six month maximum assignment.

 

Physical Demands: 

·         Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions with prolonged periods of sitting, standing and walking.

 

Salary Range: 

·         $ 7.25 - $ 10.15 / hour (depending on age and qualifications)

 

Benefit Package: 

·         Does not include a benefit package.

 

Application Deadline: 

·         Friday, May 6, 2016

 

To Apply:

·         Must be 15 years of age or older.

·         Must attach a copy of required certifications upon application. 

·         If you are applying for a Lifeguard Supervisor position, please indicate that on your application.

·         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from    

www.porthuron.org.

·         If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.

·         Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI  48060

 

** EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER **


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