Westminster, Colorado, United States
POSITION PURPOSE / IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION The Hourly Lifeguard position is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests, surveillance of the pool facility and surrounding areas, enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations, and governing the conduct of guests using a municipal swimming pool.Position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays, and requires ability to travel to work at all City facility pools as needed.Recreation staff have the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of program participants. This position is classified as safety-sensitive due to the nature of the work. Employees in this position may be subject to random drug testing and/or heightened supervision per the personnel policies and rules. The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. Hours for this part-time, non-benefited position vary but may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES AND CULTURAL VALUES/GENERAL COMPETENCIES The mission of every employee at the City of Westminster is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life through SPIRIT. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the City's core values of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, and Teamwork. This position supports the goals of the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department, which enhances the quality of life for all Westminster citizens by providing diverse leisure, recreational, and informational services and resources; and acquiring, developing, and maintaining first-class parks, facilities, open space, and trails. This position works toward the accomplishment of the department's mission: Together we create exceptional opportunities for a vibrant community with a commitment to nature, wellness and literacy. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Job Specific - Every employee in this position must be able to: Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding and current lifeguard techniques, standards, and procedures related to rescue of a drowning swimmers or any user in a distressful situation in or around the swimming pool Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations by making proper judgments as to the correct course of action Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning Pass the City of Westminster's swim and lifeguard skills test Demonstrate first aid procedures common in swimming pool operations Demonstrate CPR and rescue breathing skills within certification standards, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Work courteously with the public and support the City of Westminster guest service philosophy and the SPIRIT values (service, pride, integrity, responsibility, innovation, teamwork) All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing, display professionalism and integrity, work efficiently, effectively and accurately, work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, solve problems, display good judgment, take ownership for delivering a high quality product or service, have regular and punctual attendance, and effectively handle emergency situations. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Essential Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks 1. Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drownings, injuries, or accidents 2. Responds appropriately to emergencies 3. Provides quality swim lesson instruction 4. Participates in all maintenance andcleaning duties including, but not limited to pool, locker rooms, deck, and surrounding facilities 5. Effectively enforces pool rules while following department guest host philosophy 6. Participates in and attends monthly in-service trainings 7. Maintains regular and punctual attendance Other Duties and Responsibilities 1. Instructs swimming classes of various age groups and ability levels 2. Maintains records of activity levels and usage Incumbent is accountable for all duties of this job, and other projects and responsibilities may be added at the City's discretion. POSITION REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS/PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications Required : Must be at least 16 years of age Ability to pass Starfish Aquatics Institute StarGuard Training, standard First Aid certification, and CPR/AED certification within 30 days of hire Must pass a required swim test during the interview process Preferred : One (1) full year experience as a lifeguard at a year-round public pool or two (2) summer seasons at a seasonal public pool CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, standard first aid certification, and lifeguard training certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered. Physical Requirements Work performed is physical in nature and involves sufficient physical strength and stamina for: Constant sitting, standing, and walking throughout pool area to observe patrons' adherence to facility rules and inspect for safety hazards Constant near and far acuity to observe pools for possible troubled swimmers and safety hazards; constant hearing to be aware of troubled individual that may be out of line of sight Frequent crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, and twisting to perform pool maintenance and rescue duties; frequent climbing and balancing to ascent and descend elevated lifeguard stands Frequent light grasp to hold rescue tubes throughout shift and safely use maintenance items; occasional firm grasp and fine motor skills to perform water testing, first aid, and other emergency functions Occasional reaching overheard to pull up to lifeguard stands; frequent reaching below shoulder to perform pool maintenance and emergency functions Occasional lifting of ten (10) pounds from floor to overhead to move equipment and supplies; occasional lifting of up to seventy-five (75) pounds from floor to chest to assist in moving furniture, equipment, and patrons on backboards Occasionally carry seventy-five (75) pounds up to fifty (50) feet, and fifty (50) pounds up to 100 feet to perform emergency rescues; occasionally push and/or pull seventy-five (75) pounds to remove individuals from pool area in an emergency situation, and set up bleachers for events and lane ropes for lap swim WORKING CONDITIONS Work is constantly performed in a high volume indoor pool setting with constant exposure to loud noise and wet/humid conditions.Work includes periods of high activity and stress during emergencies. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and conditioning are needed to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning who may resist rescue. Required Materials and Equipment Knowledge oflifeguard equipment to include but not limited to rescue tubes, backboards, bag valve masks, AED, whistles, chemical testing kits, basic pool chemicals, telephones, two-way radios, and megaphones. Uses cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment such as pool vacuum, hose, pressure washer, and scrubbers. Operates personal computers and other standard office equipment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States and must successfully pass a criminal background check, reference check, and substance screen. There may be additional pre-employment requirements depending on the nature of the position. We are a caring, courteous, team-oriented organization committed to public service excellence.Employees thrive in a culture that is respectful, professional and diverse.Our work culture encourages passionate, positive and enthusiastic employees.Westminster is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2020 8:30 AM Mountain
5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
Description: Employment Status: Full-time, Probationary "Exempt" position Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8AM - 5PM) (Requires evening and weekend commitments) First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 3, 2020. This is a live-in position with onsite accommodations and meal plan provided. Reporting to the Associate Director for Residential Education, the Area Coordinator is a full-time, live-on professional position which provides leadership for and has administrative oversight of a designated residential community. The Area Coordinator serves as part of the Residential Education team, responsible for the education and daily management of 400-600 campus students, including oversight of two Hall Coordinators (elevated student leaders) and 11-15 Resident Assistants. The Area Coordinator plays a crucial role in the development and administration of: community initiatives; crisis management; student leadership, academic success; student mentorship; and staff development. The Area Coordinator also assists in planning, designing, and implementing department-wide initiatives and processes, such as student leadership selection and training, living learning communities, inclusion initiatives, and sustainability initiatives to positively impact student learning and retention. The Area Coordinator collaborates with department and campus partners in order to create an environment that promotes a sense of community and belonging at CSUSB. The Area Coordinator provides support to the academic mission of the University by contributing to students' out of classroom learning experiences, using knowledge of learning theories to support of the student experience and implement programs that enhance the overall academic success of students. Duties include: Administration Provide guidance and direction to staff in regards to daily operations, training, programming, academic success, and community development. Lead various administrative processes, such as, staff evaluations, student conduct, room changes, check-in/check-out processes, programming, etc. Assist with regular review and revision of Residential Education initiatives. Conduct weekly staff meetings and biweekly meetings with resident assistants. Oversee budget for area (programming, student personnel, and supplies). Establish office hours for availability to residents and staff. Attend monthly departmental staff meetings. Submit administrative reports and forms (i.e., incident reports, room change forms, end of the year reports, health and safety forms, etc.). Supervise and lead hall opening and closing procedures at the beginning and end of each quarter and during vacation periods and breaks. Assist with room selection for new and returning students. Maintain inventories of all residence hall equipment and furnishings. Conduct weekly building walk-throughs. Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with Associate Director of Residential Education. Participate in professional staff selection process. Collaborate with maintenance and custodial staff to respond to facilities concerns and/or emergencies. Assist with departmental projects and initiatives as assigned by the Associate Director of Residential Education. Serve on Department and University committees as assigned. Advising and Student Success Serve as primary advisor to Village Council. Create and promote an environment that enhances a sense of belonging and commitment to the overall campus community. Meet regularly with Village Council executive board members. Attend RHA general assembly and executive board meetings as applicable. Demonstrate support for the RHA and Village Council as a group by supporting and/or attending programs and events. Work with students to successfully live with roommates within a residence hall or apartment community. Provide information to help students access the necessary resources on and off campus. Programming and Community Development Conduct periodic review of programs to ensure high quality and adherence to the Housing and Residential Education mission, vision, and learning outcomes. Promote educational, cultural, recreational, and social programs that meet the need of the CSUSB student population, including programs related to diversity/social justice, service learning, safety and security, and overall leadership development. Assist in the development and recruitment of designated Living Learning communities. Continuously assess residence hall student needs for additional programs and services Develop relationships and rapport with residents. Work on developing community initiatives that serve the individual halls and community. Maintain visibility in the residence halls by attending evening programs, walk-throughs and regular contact with residents and staff. Work closely with other Student Affairs departments and Academic Affairs. Support and attend University events and programs. Track hall programming efforts in programming database and master calendar. Student Conduct and Crisis Management Serve in professional on-call rotation. This position requires working variable hours, including late night and early morning hours as situations dictate, as well as when needed in an emergency response capacity. The Area Coordinator, in conjunction with other professional Residential Education staff members, alternate responsibility for on-call coverage. Provide first line of professional assistance in meeting with residents regarding roommate(s), behavior, academics, and other concerns. Resolve community related issues (roommate conflict, community respect, etc.) utilizing interpersonal, fact gathering, and analytical skills to determine severity of the situation and provide necessary steps and resources available to resolve the situation. Adjudicate conduct violations within designated area and timeframe; implement and follow-through on disciplinary sanctions through an educational-based conduct process. Counsel students, staff, and/or parents in crisis situations, psychological emergencies, and/or medical emergencies; while working appropriately with CAPS, Student Health Center, University Police, and other offices as necessary. Communicate guidelines of conduct that protect the individual student's rights and define student responsibilities. Advise and support Resident Assistants in matters of conduct. Track incident reports and sanctions in a conduct database (Maxient). Enforce University and DHRE policies. Staff Leadership and Development Supervise, lead, and direct a community staff of Hall Coordinators and Resident Assistants; provide functional leadership to Front Desk Assistants, Academic Mentors, and Program Coordinators Participate in Resident Assistant recruitment and selection process. Facilitate and participate in Resident Assistant training program, as well as on-going developmental training sessions. Participate in on-going development with other Residential Education staff members. Instruct a leadership-based Student Leader course. Provide ongoing development for resident assistant staff. Evaluate staff on a quarterly basis. Assume responsibility for summer employee residence hall and/or summer camps and conferences, and a variety other Residence Education summer projects. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge and Abilities Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office. Experience Minimum of two years of student services professional experience. Experience working for a housing/residence life department preferred. Education Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
City of Norwalk, CA
Norwalk, California, United States
Definition The Coach Operator (Bus Driver) Trainee is under supervision, learns to drive a bus in a safe manner to transport passengers over an assigned route. Upon successful completion of a six to eight week paid training program, trainees will be eligible for hire as an at-will/part-time On-Call Coach Operator (Bus Driver) ($20.27 - $24.63 per hour). NOTE : The classroom training will be 30 hours per week, hours may vary. The behind-the-wheel training may be conducted Monday through Sunday at various times. This position will require working a variety of hours including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Training hours are subject to change. Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Learn to complete pre-trip safety inspection of exterior of bus; check the engine compartment for condition of belts, hoses, wiring and fluid levels, etc.; condition of tires, tread, wheel walls, etc.; conduct an interior safety inspection, checking the driver's compartment for condition of controls such as steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedals, gauges, horn, wipers, lights, mirrors, etc.; to conduct air brake system tests, wheelchair lift operation, emergency equipment conditions, seats, securements, etc.; complete the necessary inspection forms as required by law; to drive a bus over assigned routes in accordance with a time schedule; to collect and record fares and issue transfers; to prepare various reports related to accidents, lost articles, ridership, etc.; to operate a two-way mobile bus radio in accordance with established operating rules and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualification Guidelines Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include graduation from high school or equivalent, experience in dealing with the general public and a good driving record. Minimum age of 21 years . Ability to speak Spanish is desirable. Possession of or ability to obtain a Class A, B or C California driver's license at the time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record. Ability to obtain a Class B Commercial (CDL) Permit with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsement during the training period. Pass DMV drive test and pre-trip inspection and/or CHP drive test and pre-trip inspection. A current Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Driver Record, also known as K4 Activity print-out (obtained within the last 30 days) must be presented at the time of application. SPECIAL INFORMATION Employment as a Coach Operator Trainee is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a complete Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examination and City of Norwalk Post-Offer Physical examination which includes a drug screen to comply with the City of Norwalk's Drug Free Workplace policy. This position is subject to the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations. A background check will be conducted. Ability to pass a visual acuity test and recognize colors of traffic signals and devices showing standard red, green, and amber. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, an incumbent is regularly required to use hands to finger, grasp, feel, and use repetitive motions in order to operate office equipment. Incumbents are frequently required to sit, talk and hear. Incumbents are very occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or reach. Incumbents perform sedentary work. Specific vision abilities required by these positions are those required to perform office machine operations. There is an occasional need to lift up to 50 pounds. SELECTION PROCESS Apply online at http://www.norwalkca.gov/city-hall/departments/human-resources . Employment application andsupplemental questions must be completed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. Applicant must be specific in describing qualifications for this position on application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Faxedmaterials or postmarks will not be accepted. Following theclosing date, application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement.Candidates with qualifications that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure continuing in the recruitment process.The selection process may include an oral interview and other testing processes designed to predictsuccessful job performance. The City provides preference to military veterans under consideration for initial employment. To claim veteran's preference an applicant must submit their most recentDD214form. An eligible veteran is one who has served in the United States armed forces and who has received an honorable discharge. For a complete copy of the class specification, please click here. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Departmentof Human Resources at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interviewdate. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening to comply with our Drug Free Workplace policy, and a Live Scan fingerprint checkthrough the Department of Justice. The successful candidate will be required to provide identificationand employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The provisions of thisbulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may bemodified or revoked without notice. The City of Norwalk, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in its employment actions, policies, procedures or practices.