Application deadline: Continuous/Open Until Filled
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Help support Parks and Recreation in their mission to enhance the quality of life for all through the stewardship of public land and parks and to provide quality recreational experiences. The City of Charlottesville is accepting applications for Lifeguard I who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.
The starting amount is $15.00 an hour. This is a temporary position with no benefits.
This position is responsible for maintaining a safe environment for pool guests, performing responsible semi-skilled and routine protective service work in supervising the safe use of public swimming facilities by pool visitors and aids troubled bathers in emergencies; performs related duties as required. Reports to a Lifeguard II or a designated manager on duty.
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Must be at least 15 years of age by employment start date;
Must possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certification, a recently expired certification within the past year, or a Provisional Lifeguarding Certificate. (If you are interested in taking a class and becoming certified, contact the Aquatics Division at 434-970-3567, prior to application.);
Any combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job;
Must be available to work varied shifts including weeknights, weekends and holidays;
Must pass periodic CPR audits;
Must complete training with Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to include but not limited to: in-service training, sexual harassment prevention training, water testing, paperwork management and reporting.
Previous lifeguard experience preferred;
Certification in Oxygen Administration and Preventing Disease Transmission and Waterpark Skills Module is preferred.
To view a more complete job posting and to apply visit our employment website listed. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.