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City of Grapevine

Location: Grapevine, TX 76099
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 14, 2023
$14.44 - $17.33 Hourly
Grapevine, TX
Job Type
Part-Time - 19 hours or less per week
Job Number
Parks and Recreation Dept
Opening Date
Closing Date
12/31/2023 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Job Summary Responsible for preventing, identifying, and responding to accidents/injuries.  A Lifeguard must be punctual, fair, consistent, knowledgeable and professional.  Responsible for ensuring patron and swimmer safety. In addition, will assist pool management to develop strategies leading to the accomplishment of division goals.
Essential Functions 1. Determines, enforces and prevents rule violations in and around the pool or pertaining to the facility.
2. Identifies and responds to emergency situations and administer care.
3. Performs general maintenance in and around the pool.
4. Responsible for collection of fees and promoting public relations with pool users.
5. Attends all weekly in-services as directed by the department.
6. Ensures the safety of aquatic patrons.
7. Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.
8. Regular and timely attendance are required for this position.
9. Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers, and others in the course of daily work.
• Must have effective oral communication skills and be a strong swimmer.
• Ability to work outside in inclement weather, including high heat and humidity, for multiple hours with few breaks.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with pool patrons.
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
Minimum age 15.
No lifeguarding experience required.
American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, and AED or American Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, and AED required prior to performing Lifeguard duties.
Emergency Oxygen Certification required within 6 months of hire or at earliest available opportunity thereafter.
Certifications must be maintained while employed in the job.
Must pass a Federal/National criminal background check.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
While performing the essential functions of this position, there may be routine and frequent exposure to:
• Bright/dim light
• Wet or humid conditions
• Extreme noise levels
• Fumes and/or noxious odors
• Heights
• Toxic/caustic chemicals
• Other extreme hazards not listed above
Safety equipment is provided and must be worn as required by department procedures and good safety practices.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job entails moderate physical labor, which requires strength and agility.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, swim or crawl; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift, shovel, and carry 15 to 50 pounds and exert up to 45 pounds of force.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the job requirements change.