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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: ASSISTANT AQUATIC DIRECTOR, WATER SAFETY, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Seasonal Employment Application Form & VSID)
Title
ASSISTANT AQUATIC DIRECTOR, WATER SAFETY
Department/Division
DPW and Parks
Apply Start Date
02/25/2022
Apply End Date
Open Until Filled
Type
Seasonal
Hours
Wage
$19.50 Per Hour
Description

ASSISTANT AQUATIC DIRECTOR, WATER SAFETY (SEASONAL)
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS & PARKS
CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks; Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Division is seeking to fill the Water Safety Director position. Under the direct supervision of the Aquatic Director, this position is responsible for public safety and recreational work in supervising all water safety activities, including staff training, Learn to Swim Program, and Facility Swim Teams. This position involves responsibility for planning, coordinating, and supervising the work of lifeguards engaged in keeping watch at municipal beaches and pools to safeguard bathers and enforce safety rules and regulations.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to assign, schedule, and inspect the work of others;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and the general public;
• Ability to perform daily routine maintenance of preservation recreation equipment;
• Experience with recreational and/or competitive swimming;
• Ability to instruct in swimming techniques, rescue methods, resuscitation, and first aid;
• Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first-aid;
• Ability to assist youth in emergencies;
• Ability to work outside and operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions;
• Ability to pass CORI/SORI.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Three (3) years of experience as a Lifeguard
• One (1) year experience as a Head Guard of a facility
• Certification in American Red Cross, YMCA Lifeguard Training or equivalent
• Certification in American Red Cross First Aid or equivalent
• Certification in American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
• Valid MA Driver’s License
• Must be at least 18 years of age

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Certification as an American Red Cross-WSI or equivalent
• Certificate in American Red Cross Lifeguard Management or equivalent
• Experience working with youth programs
• Familiarity with American Red Cross Aquatic Programs

SALARY: $19.50 per hour, seasonal, non-benefitted

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment. DEADLINE: Open Until Filled. Preference is given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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