Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Lifeguard (Shawnee State Park Complex) in Imler, Pennsylvania
Lifeguard (Shawnee State Park Complex)
Lifeguard (Shawnee State Park Complex)
$13.15 - $14.24 Hourly
Bedford County, PA
Civil Service Seasonal Full-Time
Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
5/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Shawnee State Park Complex
124 Park Road
Would you like to have a good paying summer job located outdoors performing duties as a Lifeguard at a pool? Are you a mature person who can be responsible for the lives of other's ensuring the swimming rules and regulations are enforced? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of State Parks, is looking for responsible persons to fill their Lifeguard position at Blue Knob State Park during the summer season. Interested parties, please continue reading.
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Works weekends and holidays; 37.5 hours/week - 7 day operation. There are "no benefits". This is a seasonal position.
The selected candidate for this position is required to successfully complete a Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal, and Federal Criminal History Check prior to the formal offer and upon appointment in the position every 5 years.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Performs public safety work patrolling, observing, directing, and monitoring a swimming area at Blue Knob State Park to maintain order and to ensure visitor safety. Scan swimming area to prevent accidents and be prepared to respond to visitors in the event of an emergency.
Enforce compliance with the Bureau of State Parks' swimming rules and regulations following prescribed guidelines and procedures. Provide assistance to park patrons and explain park rules and regulations.
Inspect the condition of buoys, floats, ropes, first aid equipment and supplies, and other safety equipment to ensure it is in proper operating condition. Inspect swimming area, checking for unsafe conditions to ensure they are safe for public use.
Vigilantly monitor pool
Recognize swimmers in distress
Performs rescues and administers emergency care
Communicate effectively with general public and DCNR personnel
Satisfactorily complete Bureau of State Parks Lifeguard Assessment
Participate in orientation/training sessions for Lifeguards
React quickly and calmly in emergency
Understand and explain Bureau/Park policies, rules, and regulations
Maintains Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications
Clean and maintain assigned work areas
In order to be eligible for this position, you must:
Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to theLIFEGUARD (ONLINE EXAM)posting and follow the directions provided.
You must meet thePA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow thelinkand click on Residency.
Be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans,go towww.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at email@example.com.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.
For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.
*Eligibility rules apply.
20094 - Have you received a score for Lifeguard? If yes, please enter your score below. If no, you must first apply toLIFEGUARD (EXAM)and receive your score before applying to this vacancy posting.
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