City of Sparks
City of Sparks, NV
hace 4 días


The City of Sparks accepts applications for temporary positions in aquatics, sports and youth watch programs. Only on-line applications will be accepted.

The City of Sparks is an equal opportunity employer all interested parties are encouraged to apply.If you have any questions about the process, call Sparks Parks & Recreation at 353-2376.

Qualifications & Testing Information :

  • Education and ExperienceApplicants must have the following qualification to be invited to the next step in the selection process : High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Experience working with elementary aged children preferred.Civil Service Testing : This position is a temporary position and is not a Civil Service position.

    There is no civil service testing for this position.

    Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Experience working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Civil Service Testing

    Example of Essential Duties :

  • To ensure the safety of patrons utilizing the swimming pool facilities at Alf Sorenson, Deer Park and the Sparks Marina;
  • provide surveillance of swimming area, surrounding deck areas and bathroom / locker room facilities; instruct swimming lessons on an as needed basisEssential DutiesThoroughly understand and enforce all pool rules, policies and procedures;
  • educate patrons about facility rules and regulations.Complete written accident reports, incident reports and any other reports as needed.

    Identify hazards and immediate risks that might compromise the safety of patrons.Provide general cleaning and maintenance of the pool facilities.

  • Communicate clearly with citizens and program leaders about issues or concerns.Participate in in-service training and skill assessments;
  • remain current on safety practices and procedures by attending meetings, training and safety programs.Assist in teaching swimming lessons following Swim Lesson's University protocol as requested.

    Perform related duties and responsibilities as required and other duties which may be assigned.Education and ExperienceHigh School Diploma or equivalent.

    Experience working with elementary aged children preferred.Licenses and CertificationsMust possess a valid Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer Certificate.

    Must possess a valid Red Cross Lifeguard / First Aid Certificate.Must possess a Red Cross Waterfront Certification for Marina Lifeguards.

    Knowledge ofReading, writing, basic math.Lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques.Knowledge of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures.

  • The special needs of physically handicapped and non-ambulatory children including their requirements and characteristics;
  • basic discipline and behavior modifications techniques.Ability toFollow oral and written instructions.Communicate with the public effectively and represent the City in a professional manner.

    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Make sound decisions and use appropriate judgment during emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.

  • Handle various medical emergencies.Physical DemandsMust be physically able to lifeguard the pool which requires manual dexterity and sufficient strength and stamina to perform sustained physical activity such as bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling;
  • walking and standing for prolonged periods of time; lifting equipment and materials weighing up to 60 pounds.Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

  • Must be physically capable of performing aquatic rescue and first aid.Supplemental InformationMust pass a detailed background investigation and drug test;
  • must pass a pre-employment swim test.Supervision Exercised : NoneThis position reports to the Recreation Supervisor, their designee or Head Lifeguard.

    This is a temporary position. This is not a Civil Service position and is non-exempt under FLSA guidelines.

    Education and Experience

    Licenses and Certifications

    Knowledge of Ability to Physical Demands

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