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Job: Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator, Assistant Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Ocean Lifeguard

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Title:
Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator, Assistant Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Ocean Lifeguard
Added:
Feb. 29, 2020
State:
CA
County:
Ventura County
City:
Port Hueneme
Employer:
City of Port Hueneme
Description:

In preparation for a Summer 2020 at the Beach....the City of Port Hueneme is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator \- This is a seasonal position. Incumbents work under the direct supervision of the Recreation and Ocean Safety Supervisor, coordinating and administrating the Junior Lifeguard Program, as well as training and supervising Junior Lifeguard staff. Performs related work as required.

Assistant Junior Lead Lifeguard Coordinator \- This is a seasonal position. Incumbents work under the direct supervision of the Recreation and Ocean Safety Supervisor with oversight, assisting and implementing the Junior Lifeguard Program, as well as training and leading Junior Lifeguard Program staff. Performs related work as required.

Ocean Lifeguard - This is a seasonal position. Incumbents work under the direct supervision of the Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator and Assistant Junior Lead Lifeguard Coordinator, assisting with implementation the Junior Lifeguard Program. Performs related work as required.

In the Supplemental Questions you will be asked to identify your first, second and third choice of Junior Lifeguard positions. This is the application process for all three of the above listed positions.

This recruitment will fill current vacancies and create an eligibility lists for this lifeguard season.

Successful candidates for any of the three positions will be invited to a physical agility test, scheduled for March 28, 2020. Please mark this date on your calendar.

ABOUT THE CITY

Port Hueneme (pronounced "Wy-nee'mee") is a seaside community in Ventura County, California. Port Hueneme is located 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 40 miles south of Santa Barbara. The City's name derives from a Chumash word (Wene'mu) meaning "resting place." Today's Port Hueneme is located halfway between two larger Chumash settlements, today's Malibu and Ventura.

The City of Port Hueneme prides itself on the quality of services it provides to the community. In this full-service City, which includes a water and trash department, Port Hueneme residents also enjoy several parks and a central Library. Residents and visitors feel safe in Port Hueneme, due in part to the dedicated Police Department. Port Hueneme provides well-maintained streets, lush landscaping, and a variety of recreational opportunities. The City of Port Hueneme employs 100 individuals on a full-time basis and has a total budget of approximately $42.6 million.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

_ ALL THREE POSITIONS - Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator, Assistant Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Ocean Lifeguard_

  • Promotes good sportsmanship, civil discourse, and civic engagement among participants and resolves conflicts, concerns, and participant issues.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of attendance, time reports, safety and incident/accident reports, program activities, progress reports, program evaluations, and meets deadlines, as assigned.
  • Issues and accounts for equipment and maintains all supplies in good order.
  • Recommends maintenance, repairs and/or replacement of equipment and facilities. Reports safety issues or equipment concerns to appropriate City staff members.
  • Assesses and implements safety procedures. Provides first aid and seeks emergency assistance as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

IN ADDITION to the above listed duties for ALL \- Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator

  • Coordinates and supervises assigned summer junior lifeguard program staff and aides. Schedules working hours and assignments for junior lifeguard program staff.
  • Implements a physical fitness program for junior lifeguards.
  • In cooperation and consultation with the Recreation and Ocean Safety Supervisor, plans and carries out junior lifeguard programs and training sessions. Leads group exercise class providing proper form and technique for all classes.
  • Teaches and oversees instructors who teach ocean rescue, first aid, and surfing to boys and girls, ages 9 to 16 years of age. Expected to teach ocean rescue, first aid, and surfing along with Instructors; including the setting up and breaking down of equipment.
  • Coordinates the planning and implementing of special events, field trips, and activities for junior lifeguard program participants. Provides supervision and guidance to participants. Schedules activities and programs and arranges for facilities, supplies, materials, and equipment.

IN ADDITION to the above listed duties for ALL - Assistant Junior Lifeguard Coordinator

  • Leads summer junior lifeguard program staff and aides as assigned. As assigned, assists with scheduling working hours and assignments for junior lifeguard program staff.
  • Assists Coordinator to implement a physical fitness program for junior lifeguards.
  • In cooperation and consultation with the Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator assists in planning and carrying out junior lifeguard programs and training sessions. Leads group exercise class providing proper form and technique for all classes.
  • Assists Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator to teach and oversees instructors who teach ocean rescue, first aid, and surfing to boys and girls, ages 9 to 16 years of age. Expected to teach ocean rescue, first aid, and surfing along with Instructors; including the setting up and breaking down of equipment.
  • May be assigned to plan and implement special events, field trips, and activities for junior lifeguard program participants. Provides supervision and guidance to participants. Schedules activities and programs and arranges for facilities, supplies, materials, and equipment.

IN ADDITION to the above listed duties for ALL - Ocean Lifeguard

  • Assists Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator and Assistant Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator to implement a physical fitness program for junior lifeguards. Instructors lead group exercise class providing proper form and technique for all classes.
  • Teaches and oversees program participants 9-16 years of age who learn ocean rescue, first aid, and surfing.
  • Will implement special events, field trips, and activities for junior lifeguard program participants, providing supervision and guidance to participants. May schedule activities and programs and arranges for facilities, supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Sets up and breaks down equipment including but not limited to sign- in table, music, microphone, and exercise equipment.

JUNIOR LIFEGUARD PROGRAM COORDINATOR - MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Three summer seasons or 2000 hours experience as an ocean lifeguard; and 6 months experience as a lead worker or team leader that involved scheduling, deployment and assigning work to others. Physical Ability to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less.

_ ASSISTANT JUNIOR LIFEGUARD COORDINATOR - MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS_

Three summer seasons or 2000 hours experience as an ocean lifeguard and one season or three months providing lifeguard training and instruction. Physical Ability to swim _500 meters in 10 minutes or less.

OCEAN LIFEGUARD - MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Physical Ability to swim _500 meters in 10 minutes or less.
Be a minimum of 16 years of age by the date of application.

ALL POSITIONS - Licenses, Certificates, and Special Requirements:

Note: All new hires will be provided CPR and Title 22 Training upon hire

  • Valid California driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must be willing to work 40 hours a week; on various shifts over different days/times (Monday through Sunday) of different lengths over the summer seasonal beach operation.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • EMT-Class 1 Certification.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Based on United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) minimum standards:

  • Knowledge of basic principles and techniques of ocean lifeguarding and ocean and beach safety.
  • Knowledge of radio communications procedures, lifesaving equipment, maintenance of equipment and inventory control.
  • Ability to learn and administer principles and techniques of lifeguarding.
  • Ability to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less.
  • Ability to effectively operate lifesaving equipment, vehicles, radio equipment; ability to work effectively as an individual and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to respond and perform quickly and exercise independent judgment in emergency situations.
  • Ability to perform and keep a clear head in emergency situations.
  • Ability to perform duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to perform in emergency situations.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate special sports events; ability to be a leader and make confident, prompt decisions.
  • Ability to lead a training and fitness program.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds and ages – particularly to work with youth.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with program participants, parents, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to follow directions

In Addition to the above listed NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES, the Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator must have:

  • Ability to supervise and develop training and fitness programs.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of these classes. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Ability : Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of walking, running, swimming, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy to moderately heavy objects, materials or people (20-100+ pounds). Ability to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less.

Sensory Requirements : Tasks require oral communications ability and visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, and depths.

_ WORK ENVIRONMENT_
Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, disease, or pathogenic substances.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND SELECTION PROCEDURE

Applications must be submitted on-line through the City's applicant tracking system. Materials must be complete and clearly indicate the candidate meets the minimum qualifications. All statements made on the application, resume, and supplemental materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for immediate disqualification, removal from eligibility list or discharge from employment.

The deadline to apply is March 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST.

Examination Process:

After the closing deadline, applications will be screened in relation to the criteria indicated in this announcement. Incomplete, late, emailed, and faxed applications are not accepted. If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact Melanie Hanisco in Human Resources at mhanisco@ci.port- hueneme.ca.us. Certificates, and any other materials must be uploaded with your application. If you experience difficulties uploading your materials, please contact Melanie Hanisco at mhanisco@ci.port-hueneme.ca.us. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Jason Johnson at jjohnson@ci.port-hueneme.ca.us.

Part I: Application Appraisal – (Pass/Fail) All completed applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed, for each applicant's ability to meet the minimum work experience, training and education qualifications.

Part II: Swimming Skills Assessment – (Pass/Fail) Candidates who pass the Application Appraisal will be invited to the swimming skills assessment. The swimming skills assessment will consist of a 500 meter ocean swim meeting USLA Standards and is tentatively scheduled for March 28, 2020.

Part III: Oral Interview Exam – Candidates who pass the swimming skills assessment will be invited to an Oral Interview Examination. Returning applicants will not be required to participate in the oral exam process except those applying for Junior Lifeguard or Assistant Junior Lifeguard Coordinator positions.

Applicants may be selected for consideration to participate in an oral appraisal interview tentatively scheduled for March 28, 2020 to evaluate training, experience and other job-related qualifications for the position.

All applicants successful in the background investigation screening and the hiring interview will be required to take and pass a City-sponsored medical examination, drug and alcohol screening test, following a conditional offer of employment and prior to appointment.

All communication and notices will be sent via e-mail.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION: All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre- employment process, such as: fingerprint criminal history check, post-offer drug test, and post-offer medical examination, the cost of which will be borne by the City. EOE/ADA

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Jason Johnson at jjohnson@ci.port-hueneme.ca.us. The City of Port Hueneme are not responsible for failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing mhanisco@ci.port-hueneme.ca.us.

The City of Port Hueneme is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability. EEO/ADA


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