Lifeguard

Description :

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:
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid written exam and certifications.
    • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer skills test and certification.
    • 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: 

  • $ 9.70 - $ 13.00 / hour (depending on age and qualifications) 

Benefit Package: 

  • Does not include a benefit package. 

Date Posted:  Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Application Deadline:  Friday, May 29, 2020

Contact :

  • 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 here.
  • 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 **

Deadline for Applying : May 29, 2020 03:30 PM