Texas Parks & Wildlife Seasonal Lifeguard in Stonewall, Texas

Seasonal Lifeguard

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Seasonal Lifeguard

Salary

$10.55 - $12.64 Hourly

Location

Stonewall, TX

Job Type

Seasonal

Division

State Parks

Job Number

18-00403

Branch

LYNDON B JOHNSON SHP

Closing

8/31/2018 11:59 PM Central

Hiring Contact

Jeff Stehling, (830) 644-2252

Work Address

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, 199 Park Road 52, PO Box 238, Stonewall, TX 78671

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General Description

NOTE: APPLICANT MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE AT TIME OF EMPLOYMENT. SEASONAL PAID POSITIONS ARE CONTINUOUS POSTINGS FILLED AT VARIOUS TIMES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. APPLICATIONS WILL BE RETAINED AND CONSIDERED FOR FISCAL YEAR SEPTEMBER 1st THROUGH AUGUST 31st. PARK WILL DETERMINE BUSINESS NEED AND FUNDING TO HIRE. PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK DIRECTLY TO INQUIRE ABOUT OPENINGS.

Under the general supervision of the Pool Manager, this position is responsible for the safety and maintenance work for a State Park aquatic facility. Ensures the safety and well-being of visitors and staff by protecting life and preventing accidents. Enforces pool policies, rules and regulations. Responsibilities include swimming pool maintenance, facility maintenance, revenue collection, concession operations and providing information to the public. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

POSTING NUMBER: 18-00403

Qualification Guidelines

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Completion of 8th grade.

Experience:

  • None required.

    Licensure:

  • If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license;

  • Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, First Aid, CPR and Lifeguard certifications from a TPWD approved lifeguard certification training program.

NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving procedures and other rescue methods;

  • Knowledge of basic facility cleaning and sanitation techniques;

  • Skill in basic swimming strokes;

  • Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;

  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions;

  • Ability to use a cash register;

  • Ability to account for revenue collection;

  • Ability to maintain a minimum of four hours of in-service training per month;

  • Ability to train, supervise and lead other staff in the execution of the pools operation and maintenance program.

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Required to work 10 to 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;

  • Hours may be reduced or extended as needed through primary peak season from March to September;

  • Required to adjust to changing schedules;

  • Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;

  • Must conform to agency work rules, safety program and dress and grooming standards;

  • Must be at least 16 years of age;

  • Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles;

  • This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued and health insurance rates;

  • Position contingent upon funding.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:

  • Submittal of a completed online application;

  • Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;

  • Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.

NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.

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