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Aquatics Positions *Multiple Positions Available - City of Kirkland ( Job # 16-0142)
Minimum Salary: $11.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $20.76 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Closes: May 05, 2017 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)
City Of Kirkland 2017 Aquatics Program Open Positions:
Aquatics Program Supervisors Salary: $15.78 - $20.76 per hour
To provide effective, knowledgeable/skillful supervision, lifeguarding and swim instruction leadership to the staff and users of the City pool and beaches.
Head Swim/Dive Team Coaches Salary: $15.78 - $20.76 per hour
Administers the day to day aspects of the Swim/Dive Team program and provides effective/skillful supervision and leadership to the assistant coaches.
Assistant Swim/Dive Team Coaches Salary: $12.90- $16.97 per hour
Duties include customer service, planning and directing daily practice, organization of season competition and assistance with administrative duties as assigned.
Senior Lifeguards Salary: $12.90-$16.97 per hour
To provide effective knowledge and skillful lifeguarding and aquatic program support at City public beaches and/or pool and act as a replacement for the Aquatic Program Supervisor in his or her absence.
Water Safety Instructors Salary: $12.37- $16.27 per hour
Water Safety Instructors provide instruction to students registered in the summer community Learn to Swim Program.
Lifeguards Salary: $11.31- $14.88
Hours of Work
Lifeguards provide effective knowledge and skillful lifeguarding at City public beaches and/or pool.
Swim Instructors Salary: $11.00- $14.39
Swim Instructors provide swim instruction to lower level students in the summer community Learn to Swim Program.
Employee works a flexible schedule which may include evening hours and weekends. Work schedule and need may fluctuate during periods of low attendance and poor weather days.
All applicants will be required to participate in a pre-candidate skills testing on either Saturday, March 18th 3-6pm or Saturday, May 20th 10-2pm.
BASED ON THE APPLICANTS EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, TEST RESULTS, INTERVIEW, ETC. THEY MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR ONE OR MORE POSITIONS WITHIN THE AQUATICS PROGRAM.
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THEIR PROFILES AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE DATE AS SCREENING, INTERVIEWING, AND HIRING DECISIONS WILL BE MADE THROUGHOUT THE RECRUITMENT PERIOD, UNTIL SUCH TIME AS ALL VACANCIES ARE FILLED.
Minimum Qualifications (all positions)
- Must possess current first aid and CPR FPR, PDT, AED, and 02 certifications. Date of certifications must be within the last 4 years. If these certifications are not current on or before application date, a challenge will be given during the first lifeguard in-service day to recertify. Please note, in order for the City to recertify the applicable certifications, they must have been obtained or renewed within the past 4 years.
Working Conditions & Physical Activities
- Must be able to pass the aquatics swim test and perform the skills on the Skills Checklist (click on checklist link for criteria).
- Must successfully complete a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
Additional Minimum Qualifications per position:
Aquatics Program Supervisors: A current ARC Lifeguarding certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Minimum of one summer season experience as a senior lifeguard or senior instructor or equivalent and minimum 19 years of age.
Head Swim/Dive Team Coaches: A current ARC Waster Safety Instructor certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Min 600 hours (2 full summer seasons) experience equivalent to the position of Assistant Coach and minimum 18 years of age.
Assistant Swim/Dive Team Coaches: A current ARC Waster Safety Instructor certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Min 300 hours (1 full summer season) experience teaching Learn to Swim Lessons. Min 2 years of competitive Swim/Dive Team experience and minimum 16 years of age.
Senior Lifeguards: A current ARC Lifeguarding certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Minimum 600 hours (2 full summer seasons) of lifeguarding and experience. Knowledge of basic pool chemistry. Minimum 18 years of age.
Water Safety Instructors (WSI): A current ARC Waster Safety Instructor certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Must be 16 years of age.
Lifeguards: A current ARC Lifeguarding certification is required on or before the first day of employment. Must be 15 years of age.
Swim Instructors: Successful completion of the Peter Kirk Learn to Swim Instructor Course. Minimum 16 years of age.
Work is performed outdoors in varying weather conditions during the summer months at city-owned pool and beaches. Employee works a flexible schedule which may include evening hours and weekends. On occasion, must be able to provide own transportation. Work schedule and need may fluctuate during periods of low attendance and poor weather days.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office machines and pool maintenance equipment, seeing to read and analyze chemical tests, sitting or standing for extended periods of time, kneeling or crouching and bending at the waist to conduct tests, lift patrons and/or facility materials of 50 lbs. (With assistance if weight is greater.)
Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and/or interview process will be notified by phone or email.
Various Parks Facility Locations