Pool Lifeguard – Full-time
Purpose of Classification
The purpose of this classification is to protect lives by overseeing and ensuring the safety of visitors to the pool.
This is a part-time position located at the John Denson Pool. The selected candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends. The incumbent will potentially work holidays when needed. The schedule for the selected candidate will be flexible depending on the needs of the facility and can be anywhere between the days/hours of Tuesday through Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM and Saturday from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. This position will work up to 29.5 per week.
The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Oversees the activities of visitors to the pool; takes preventive safety actions; provides emergency first aid; performs CPR; makes rescues; contacts appropriate medical or emergency personnel when necessary.
Cleans the pool and related facilities on a regular schedule.
Meets and greets patrons; resolves conflicts; explains pool rules, regulations and policies.
Takes part in training programs to improve lifeguarding skills.
Teaches swimming lessons to patrons.
Registers participants, operates cash register.
Assists with special events.
Maintains high physical fitness level through mandatory workouts.
Prepares incident reports.
Performs related tasks as required.
May operate City vehicles for work related purposes as designated by supervisor.
Keeps pool free of dangerous debris.
Assists in maintaining equipment.
Answers the telephone.
Performs other related duties as required.
- Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and
- Must possess and maintain current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training with American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid or an equivalent certification: YMCA Lifeguard or Jeff Ellis Lifeguard.
Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:
- Possess the Water Safety Instructors (WSI) certification.
Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Effectively take preventative safety actions and provides emergency first aid, CPR, and rescues when necessary
Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.
Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.
Ability to coordinate, monitor, organize, and assign daily activities.
Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of departmental policy and procedures
Knowledge of safety policy and procedures of the pool facility
Ability to exercise judgement, decisiveness, and detect unsafe and hazardous conditions
Ability to oversee activities for visitors, greet patrons, resolve conflicts, and enforce pool rules, regulations, and policies.
Ability to perform clerical functions of operating a register, registering participants, and prepare detailed incident reports.
Ability to teach and instruct swimming lessons
Ability to participate in training programs and mandatory workouts
Ability to maintain upkeep and cleanliness of the pool facility on a regular schedule.
Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.
Full-time employees (those regularly scheduled to work at least 30hours per week) are eligible for the City's benefit package.
The City of Boynton Beach's comprehensive benefits packageincludes:
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Care Plan
• Basic Term Life Insurance
• Supplemental Life Insurance
• Dependent Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and
• CityPension Plan
• Short Term Disability and other Supplemental Plans
• Long Term Disability Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• 457 Savings Plan (three options)
• Paid Annual Leave / Vacation
• Bonus Vacation Hours
• 12Paid Holidays
• Paid Sick Leave / Family Sick Leave
• Educational Assistance Program *( Depending on budget funding )
•On-site Training Program
• Wellness Program
• Pre-Paid Legal and Identity Theft Protection Plans
• Credit Union
• Tax Deferred 125 Premium Plan
• Flexible Spending Account
• Direct Deposit
• Social Security
Student Loan Forgiveness
Let your City of Boynton Beach employment work for you! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, your student loan balance may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time with a governmental agency. Visit StudentAid.gov/publicservice for more information or to see if you qualify.
The City pays the entire premium for an eligible employee. The employee may elect to cover a spouse and/or dependent children by paying the applicable premium for the dependent(s).
Premiums for eligible employeesare paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent are paid by the employee with a contribution by the City.
Vision Care Plan
Premiums for eligible employees are paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent(s) are paid by the employee.
Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
The City provides each eligible employee with term lifeandaccidental death insurance.
Supplemental Life Insurance / Supplemental AD&D Insurance
Employees may purchase supplemental term life insurance on an individual-choice basis with premiums based on age. A matching amount of Accidental Death insurance may also be purchased.
Dependent Life Insurance
Employees who select supplemental coverage for themselves may also purchase coverage for their spouse and dependent children.
City Retirement / Pension Plans
The City has pension plans for general employees, police, and firefighters. Each plan is contributory with both the employee and the City contributing to the program.
Supplemental plans provide direct cash payments regardless of any other coverage you may have, and are designed to help fill in any gaps in a medical plan. The employee pays the premiums for these supplemental plans.
Short and Long Term Disability
The City provides Short and Long Term Disability insurance to eligible employees. The plan is designed to cover a disability sustained on or off the job.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The City contracts with an employee assistance program (EAP) toprovide employees and their dependentswith free, confidential and professional counseling to help resolve personal or family problems.
Deferred Compensation Plans (457 Plans)
The City makes available three deferred compensation plans that the employee may voluntarily contribute to on a tax-deferred basis.
All full-time employees accrue time toward paid vacation leave. Accrual begins immediately and vacation may be taken after six months of employment.
The City observes 12paid holidays throughout the year.
Sick Leave / Family Sick Leave
Full-time employees accrue one day ofsick leaveper month. An employee may elect to use up to 5 days per year of accrued sick time for illness in his/her immediate family.
Tuition Assistance *( Depending on availablebudget funding )
The Tuition Assistance Program reimburses eligible employees for successful completion of approved courses leading to Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees.
The City offers many wellness activities and programs throughout the year.
Prepaid Legal Services and Identity Theft Protection Plan
Employees may chooseto enroll ina prepaid legal service plan and an identity theft protection plan. The employee pays the premiums for these plans.
All City employees mayjoin the Credit Union of Palm Beach County. In addition to savings and checking accounts, the Credit Union offers different types of loans, investment choices and recreational opportunities.
Section 125 Plan for Health and Dental Premium
Section 125 of the Internal Revenue code allows you to have your dependent coverage premiums deducted before payroll taxes are withheld resulting in tax savings to you.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees mayparticipate in flexible spending accounts for reimbursement of medical and/or dependent care expenses.
Employees may have their bi-weekly paycheck deposited to the financial institution of their choice.
Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2023 11:59 PM Eastern