Water Safety Instructor

Announcement Number:
VA-20-22558
Department:
Aquatics
Location:
Virginia
Position Status:
Flex
Salary:
$12.25 - $15.00
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
n/a
Application Email:
n/a

Responsibilities
Observes swimmers and ensures all participants are accounted for at all times. Prepares materials for presentation and explaining. May lead the work of other lifeguards. May act as a pool lifeguard performing rescue work. When necessary, renders emergency first aid until qualified medical assistance arrives. Completes appropriate accident reports and other required reports.  Checks the chemical balance of pool water and applies disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks, as required.  Performs necessary maintenance work required for sanitation, cleanliness and neatness of the pool areas. May collect usage fees and check I.D. cards, as required.  

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Conditions of Employment
You MUST have current, active CPR, Lifeguard and First Aid certifications and they MUST be submitted with resume.

Qualifications
Must possess Water Safety Instructor (WSI), current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid certificates.

Must have one to two years of related experience.

Dexterity to handle a person in the water who may panic or be unconscious.

Understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool and environmental readings.  

National and state background checks are required for positions that involve working with youth programs.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555519300.