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Lifeguard - Part-Time/Seasonal

Company: City of Henderson
Location: Henderson
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview

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Why join Team Henderson?
For the exciting opportunity to become part of a premier organization where you can make friends, have fun, and get paid!

What will you earn? The pay has recently increased!
$14.10 per hour (* Note that this is a part-time hourly position and does not include health/medical benefits .)

What type of work will you be doing?
Lifeguards are responsible for observing swimmers and patrons who are using our aquatics facilities and outdoor/activity pools. You will be expected to perform water rescues, assist persons in distress, and administer first-aid when necessary. You will also perform routine safety checks and maintain the cleanliness of our facilities and pools.

No lifeguard certification? We will give you FREE* training!

*If you work a minimum of 200 total hours from the day you begin working for the Aquatics Division or from Memorial Day through Labor Day of the same calendar year that you are hired, lifeguard training and certification costs will be covered by the City! Please note, that the City may hold your certification document until you meet the 200 hour requirement which means you cannot transfer your certification to another employer. If you have Starfish Aquatics Institute or American Red Cross certifications, you will be required to attend a course provided by the City to transition your existing certifications to StarGuard and American Health & Safety Institute certifications prior to beginning work as a Lifeguard.

What kind of shifts/hours can you expect to work?
We have a range of program hours and do our best to provide scheduling flexibility dependent on your availability and where we need you to work.

  • Annual average of 19 hours per-week (maximum per year 988 hours)
  • Potentially 40 hours per-week during the summer season (May-August)
  • Work hours may vary and include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays, and/or split shifts (example: before and after school) Where will you work?
    Work locations and assignments are subject to change and are based on department needs. You may be required to work at different aquatic facilities or pools within the same work day or work week. Although you don't need a driver's license to be a lifeguard, you must have regular and reliable transportation to get to your assigned work location. Click here for an overview of our aquatic centers and pools.

    What about COVID-19?
    All employees must follow current City of Henderson COVID-19 safety policies, procedures, and practices such as wearing masks, practicing social distancing, washing your hands, and sanitizing work areas. COVID-19 protocols are subject to change at any time.

    What happens after you apply?
    • Your application will be reviewed to make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this position.
    • Before we can consider you, we need you to apply online! (Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee that you will be interviewed or hired).
    • Your application will be active throughout the duration of this job bulletin until the specified closing date and time. You may be contacted at any time during the posting window (closing on 10/30/2022 .)
    • If your application isn't selected to move forward in this opening, you will have an opportunity to apply again during the next job bulletin posting. What happens if you are contacted for an interview opportunity?
      • You should be prepared to interview in a variety of settings such as in-person, virtually, or by phone.
      • Please make sure your application includes a valid email address that you check regularly and a current phone number that is set up for voicemail, and please regularly check/clear your voice mailbox so we can leave you a message.
      • We encourage you to sign up to receive SMS/text messages - you can opt-in when you apply! Applicants invited to interview must successfully complete the following prerequisite swim test in order to move forward in the hiring process:
        • 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (unassisted)
        • 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (assisted with rescue tube)
        • 1-minute water tread (without use of hands or arms)
        • Retrieval of 10-pound object from 7 - 13 feet of water depth This is a safety-sensitive position, which means that you are subject to drug testing if we offer you a position, as detailed under NRS 613(1)(d).

          Minimum Qualifications

          • You must be 16 years of age at the time of application or hire.
          • You must obtain the following certifications within thirty (30) days of hire:
            • StarGuard ELITE - Lifeguard Certification
            • American Safety & Health Institute Basic First Aid
            • American Safety & Health Institute Bloodborne Pathogens
            • American Safety & Health Institute CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer -
            • American Safety & Health Institute Emergency Oxygen
              The City offers these certification courses at no charge to employees, but if you are unable to attend the in-service training courses offered by the City you may be required to obtain required certifications elsewhere at your own expense.

              Click here to view a complete copy of the job description.

              Required Documents/Assessment Information

              Submit Application

              Selection Process

              You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email and voicemail for the contact information that you provided on your application. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is full, so please make sure that you set up, check, and clear out your voicemail during the application and hiring process.

              Please add prjobs@cityofhenderson.com, noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book to prevent any emails from going to your Spam/Junk folder.

              Employment with the City may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer background investigation, medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job.

              The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

Keywords: City of Henderson, Henderson , Lifeguard - Part-Time/Seasonal, Other , Henderson, Nevada

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