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City Of Durango Water Safety Instructor in Durango, Colorado

Water Safety InstructorDuties:General Purpose:To provide a safe and high quality swimming program for all ages. Perform avariety of technical tasks relative toassigned area of responsibility.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:1. Teach swim lessons in accordance with American Red Cross Water SafetyInstructor standards.2. Organize class and maintain appropriate control.3. Maintain safe environment for participants at all times.4. Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.5. Inspect the facility and report any unsafe conditions or equipment problemsto the supervisor.6. Perform cleaning duties as assigned by supervisor.7. Complete required records, reports and evaluations.8. Participate in regular in-service training sessions.9. Maintain current required certifications.10. Exercise regularly to maintain fitness level (strength and endurance).11. Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.Other Duties:1. Attend and participate in staff meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreation and facility management.2. Ensure adherence to safe work practices.3. Demonstrate professionalism.4. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.5. Assist other departments as necessary.Ability to:Plan and develop age and skill appropriate lessons.Perform CPR/AED and First Aid skills, as necessary.Operate a multi-line telephone system and direct calls appropriately.Deal effectively and diplomatically with the public.Interpret and explain City policies and procedures.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted inthe course of work.Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned dutiesand responsibilities.Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed forsuccessful job performance.Maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of effectively interactingand communicating with others.Use and perform normal maintenance of office machines (copier, computer,printer, fax, etc.) and aquatics equipment.Wage: $13.50/hourBenefits:NoneDays and Hours: days and hours will be discussed during interview.Part Time, 3 to 6 hour shifts between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.Mon-Sun, between 3 and 27 hours per weekSome Seasonal positions available for up to 40 hoursper week for a 6-month time frame.Location: Durango, COApplication Instruction:1.) If you meet the minimum requirements for this position please click on "How to Apply" to view application. (You must be registered with Connecting Colorado to view information. Registration is available at no cost.)2,) Apply online or in person.3.) Job open until filled.