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Aquatics Program Supervisor- Seasonal Pool and Beach Manager - City of Kirkland ( Job # 17-0129)

Minimum Salary: $15.78 per hour
Maximum Salary: $20.76 per hour
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Parks & Community Services
Closes: January 08, 2018 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary

Provides effective knowledgeable and skillful supervision of lifeguards, swim instructors, programs and facilities at pool and beaches. Performs a variety of duties such as supervision, scheduling, administrative supports, in-service planning and facilitation, training and volunteer management, leadership and motivation of Aquatics Team. Teaches lifeguard and re-certification courses.


Special Note

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.
 

Hours of Work

Employee may work daytime, evenings and weekends, depending on programming needs and facility coverage, mid-May to mid-September.  Pre-season schedule includes Wednesday, 1:30pm-3:30pm, February-May.  Work schedule and need may fluctuate during periods of low attendance and poor weather days.
 

Minimum Qualifications
  • A current ARC Lifeguarding certification is required on or before the first day of employment.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of one summer season experience as a senior lifeguard or senior instructor or equivalent.
    Minimum 19 years of age.
  • 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. 
Preferred Qualifications

Current ARC Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Lifeguard Training (LGI) certification preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

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.)
 

Selection Process

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and requirements for the advertised position(s) will be invited by phone or email to attend an “In-Water Pre-employment Candidate Testing and Interview” session. Incomplete applications will not receive notification.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form  and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.


Attachments

Location
Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA