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Aquatics Positions *Lifeguard and Swim Instructor - City of Kirkland ( Job # 18-0086)

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Minimum Salary: $11.50 per hour
Maximum Salary: $16.27 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary

City Of Kirkland 2018 Aquatics Program Open Positions:


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: $11.50- $14.88
Lifeguards provide effective knowledge and skillful lifeguarding at City public beaches and/or pool.

Swim Instructors Salary: $11.50- $14.39
Swim Instructors provide swim instruction to lower level students in the summer community Learn to Swim Program.


Hours of Work

Employee works a flexible schedule which may include early morning, daytime, evening hours, and weekends June-September. Work schedule and need may fluctuate during periods of low attendance and poor weather days.
 

Special Note

Based on the applicants experience and certification, they may be considered for one or more positions.

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.
- 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:
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.

 

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 are invited to participate in the test and/or interview process will be notified by phone or email.


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Location
Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA