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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
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How Do I Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a City of Shawnee employee? Listed above are the positions that are currently open with us right now. You can download the City Application by clicking its link above.

Once you have filled out the application completely, you can either mail it to the HR Department, 16 West 9th Street, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74802-1448, email to personnel@shawneeok.org or fax it to Jennifer Greenland at (405) 878-1734. If you are applying for more than one position within the City of Shawnee, a new application has to be filled out for each position.

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The City of Shawnee requires a pre-employment drug screen and physical for its potential employees.


General City of Shawnee Employee Information

 The City of Shawnee offers positions in these categories:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time (averages from 20 to 29 hours a week)
  • Seasonal Temporary Help (variation on the hours and type of work) 


The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination because of race, sex, religion, age, national origin or disability in recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, and promotions for any and all positions with the City of Shawnee


Current Employment Opportunities
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Job TitleCustomer Service Clerk
DepartmentCustomer Service
Date Posted1/17/2018
Posting Expires1/24/2018
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description
JOB TITLE: Customer Service Clerk
FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: City Clerk Office
PAY RANGE: Grade 10 starting at $13.57/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Customer Service Supervisor

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for collecting water utility payments and providing information concerning customer services. Work varies little, required limited individual judgment within well defined procedures and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Work is performed in an office environment;
• Physical requirements include bending, stooping, prolonged sitting, and lifting up to 35#’s (greater with assistance);
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Collects and processes payments for installation fees or deposits, water utilities or other city bills or charges from customers; Processes returned checks;
• Establishes new customer accounts, prepares work orders for meter problems, service connections and disconnects;
• Communicates with citizens and other city employees by telephone and/or in person exchanging necessary information regarding service complaints and other concerns;
• Performs a variety of clerical duties, including composing correspondence, completing forms, and posting information;
• Maintains, reviews, and makes customer agreements for payment of utility bills;
• Reviews and generates delinquent and cut-off lists, seeks to collect on final accounts;
• Performs other duties as may be assigned.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from high school, or its equivalent; PLUS
• One year of general office/clerical experience;
• Must be bondable;

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRIERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must possess knowledge of customer service skills, office procedures, and possess the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and customers;
• Ability to handle large sums of money.
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Job TitleMeter Reader
DepartmentCustomer Service
Date Posted1/17/2018
Posting Expires1/24/2018
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Meter Reader
FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: City Clerk
PAY RANGE: Grade 7 starting at $11.95/Hour
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Lead Meter Reader

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for manual and semi-skilled work. Is responsible for reading and recording usage, connects, and disconnects of water service; Work varies, may require limited individual judgment within well defined procedures and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 50#s (greater with assistance).
• Work may be performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, and hazardous chemicals;
• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFOMANCE:
• Reads water meters in the field on an assigned route and inputs the usage of water into a hand held computer; Meter readings may not be estimated;
• May have to perform re-reads;
• Makes turn-ons and turn-offs at water meters;
• Tests meters to ensure proper functioning, reports defects, and cleans out meter boxes as necessary;
• May assist in the installation, replacement, and/or removal of meters;
• Inspects the location of water service lines for water leaks and makes necessary field repairs;
• Detects hazardous atmospheres and corrects before entry;
• May be required to function as a line maintenance worker;
• Performs other duties as may be assigned.

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None required

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduation from high school, or its equivalent; PLUS
• One year work experience with previous computer experience desired;
• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS;
• Must possess the ability to deal effectively with potentially irate customers with tact and diplomacy;
• Must effectively communicate with fellow employees, and the public;
• Must possess the ability to utilize small tools such as pipe wrench to repair and maintain water meters and meter boxes to connect and disconnect service;
• Must possess the ability to read and record information accurately into hand held computer;
• Must be willing to periodically perform stand-by and callback work during off duty hours;
• Performs other duties as may be assigned.
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Job TitlePlant Operator
DepartmentSouthSide Waste Water
Date Posted1/17/2018
Posting Expires1/24/2018
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Treatment Plant Operator
FLSA: NON-EXEMPT
DEPARTMENT: Utilities
PAY RANGE: Grade 13 $15.08/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Treatment Plant Supervisor
Shift: 2nd shift 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Days off: Possible days off Wednesday & Thursday

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision is responsible for monitoring and operating of their assigned Water and/or Wastewater Treatment facilities. Work varies requiring individual judgment and decision making within well established Federal and State regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include some bending, stooping, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance). Work may be performed in uncontrollable working conditions of heat, cold, dampness, and exposure to chemicals and infectious wastes;
• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water or Wastewater Certifications, Class C Water or Sewer Lab Certifications within one year of employment, and Class C Water or Wastewater Certification within two years of employment and maintain such certifications throughout employment; Type of license dependent upon the type of plant assigned (Water or Wastewater);
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Operates the assigned water and/or wastewater treatment plant in compliance with federal and state regulations;
• Monitors control panels, starts and stops pumps, adjusts valves and gates as appropriate to control the treatment processes;
• Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings, testing results to determine load requirements;
• Loads and unloads chemicals, add chemicals to treat water;
• Monitors control panels and adjusts controls to specified levels;
• Monitors equipment to determine any malfunction and provides maintenance of the assigned treatment facility and makes repairs as needed;
• Checks the building and grounds for needed repairs and cleanliness and arranges for the needed maintenance;
• Work may include weekends and holidays;
• Performs related duties as required.
• Maintains daily logs, records, and prepares various monthly reports;
• Is responsible for assigned facilities and equipment of substantial value requiring care;
• Contacts with fellow employees and others requires common courtesy and respect;
• Work is often performed in an uncontrolled environment that may require the use of proper safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: May supervise Treatment Plant personnel as assigned in the absence of the Plant Supervisor.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• High school graduation or its equivalent; PLUS
• Minimum one year work experience with experience in Water and/or Wastewater Treatment field preferred;
• Previous mechanical experience desirable;
• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water or Wastewater Certifications, Class C Water or Sewer Lab Certifications within one year of employment, and Class C Water or Wastewater Certificate within two years of employment and maintain such certifications throughout employment; Type of license dependent upon the type of plant assigned (Water or Wastewater);
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain status of insurability.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Maintains knowledge of all permits applicable to the Water and Wastewater Plants and assures compliance with the regulations and permits;
• Establishes and maintains effective communication and working relationships with fellow employees, other officials, and the public;
• Must be able to work in confined spaces;
• Performs Quality Assurance and Quality Control testing for the Plants and submits reports to the proper authority as required;
• Possesses the skill to perform laboratory tests and to interpret test results;
• Demonstrates the ability to follow oral and written instructions;
• Mows the grass and performs other maintenance of the Plant grounds;
• Works shifts as may be required;
• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the non-essential functions.
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Job TitleDispatcher
DepartmentPolice Department
Date Posted1/10/2018
Posting Expires1/25/2018
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: 911 Dispatcher
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Police
PAY RANGE: Grade 14 starting at $15.58/hour
DIVISION: Communications
REVISED: July 1, 2010

JOB SUMMARY: A non-exempt position that requires operation of the base radio and maintaining contact with mobile units to dispatch assistance where needed. Works under the direction of the Communications Supervisor and the Administrator of Support Services. “Job descriptions may be modified based on City needs and employees may be required to perform functions beyond those described below and employees are “at will employees” in that either party may terminate the employment relationship with or without notice.”

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Operates the base radio and maintains contact with mobile units to dispatch public safety assistance where needed in a supervised training capacity.
• Receives training from a Communications Supervisor utilizing the department’s five phase process.
• Cooperates with other law enforcement agencies as necessary.
• Receives and dispatches telephone emergencies; monitors and transmits radio communications; broadcasts orders to law enforcement and fire and ambulance; coordinates emergency requests; monitors emergency telephones and traces emergency telephone disruptions.
• Assigns backup units and arranges for emergency equipment as necessary.
• Operates a tape recording machine to record broadcasts and telephone conversations for record purposes. Operates in-house calls received, information on warrants, tickets, tag and license information.
• Monitors alarm systems and responds to malfunctions or activation of the equipment.
• Implements a rotating wrecker list and contacts wrecker units for service.
• Operates a teletypewriter updating and retrieving information relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, etc.
• Monitors activities in various settings throughout City Hall.
• Maintains and validates filing system related to the National Crime Information Center entries.
• Maintains logs on all computer inquiries made through the FBI III files.
• Maintains and operates computer aided dispatch system.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

MIMINUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
• Must possess experience in area of communication with the public.
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and maintain driving record acceptable to the City’s Insurance carrier.
• Must pass a complete background check to include OSBI and NCIC.
DESIRED QUALIFICIATIONS:
• Must complete the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (O.L.E.T.S.) and become certified and licenses to use teletypewriter within 12 months of employment.
• Must be able to type (40 wpm desired), index, file, and perform other clerical functions.
• Must be able to work multiple computer programs.
• Must be able to communicate with public and police effectively in all emergency situations.
• Must be able to calm irate or frantic callers to elicit proper information.
• Must be able to maintain patience and a cool head.
• Must be able to follow police department’s chain of command policy.
• Must be a multi-task person that can handle safety issues in a time sensitive manner.
• Must be able to handle material with confidentiality.

SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Works under direct supervision of Dispatch Supervisor and Administrator of Support Services.
SUPERVISION GIVEN: None required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Most of work is performed indoors in isolated area.
• Smoking is not allowed in the Communications Center or anywhere in the City of Shawnee City Hall building.
• Must have a clear distinct voice.
• Must be able to work under stressful situations.
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
• Must agree to wear uniform provided and follow the Communications Division uniform policy following training.
• Must be willing to work different hours, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.
• Employee works in an office environment and uses a desk top computer, adding machine, fax machine, and copier.
• Employee is sometimes required to work outside in both normal and abnormal weather conditions as required.
• Employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop and twist when maintaining files.
• Employee may be required to walk up and down stairs.
• Some lifting is required usually up to at least 25 pounds – but may be required to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.
• Must be able to adhere to Shawnee Police Communications/Dispatch Policy.

SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Must complete the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (O.L.E.T.S.) and become certified and licenses to use teletypewriter within 12 months of employment.
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Job TitleAssistant Finance Director
DepartmentCity Treasurer
Date Posted1/2/2018
Posting Expires1/31/2018
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Assistant Finance Director
FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Finance
PAY RANGE: TBD
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Finance Director

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction assists in maintaining the general accounting system, projects revenues, and significantly contributes to the preparation of the annual budget and all budget revisions. Work may vary considerably, requiring individual judgment within statutory or ordinance standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Must possess accounting education, skills, and experience demonstrating the ability to maintain the City''s financial records;
• Duties require some limited physical movement of lifting up to 35#’s, (greater with assistance), prolonged sitting, walking, bending, and stooping;
• Work is performed in an office and conditions are controllable;

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Assists the Finance Director in Directing, planning, coordinating and developing policies concerning the activities of the Finance Department including accounting, budgeting, treasury, finance, project, and revenue activities;
• Reconcile monthly bank statements
• Assists with the purchasing activities for the City;
• Assists in preparing budgetary and financial reports;
• Assists in monitoring the City’s overall financial position;
• May direct and/or supervise accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll activities;
• Assists in preparing the annual financial reports for audit by independent auditors, including work papers required by the auditors;
• Assists in the implementation of adequate internal controls over the City’s fiscal activities;
• Performs other duties as directed.
• Prepares statements and reports, and compiles records, working with information which is generally limited;
• Assists in preparing reports for management concerning the scope of audits, financial conditions found, and sources and applications of funds;
• Position requires frequent contact with fellow employees and the public with the need to communicate orally and in writing and where tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality are required;
• Work is performed in an office and is controllable, consistent with safe practices and policies.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: May supervise personnel of the Finance Department in the absence of the Finance Director or designee as assigned.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; PLUS
• Three years municipal accounting experience;
• Must be bondable
• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• Assists in the preparation of financial records of the City including payroll and purchasing;
• Possesses knowledge of administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and program budget development and implementation;
• Possesses knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles;
• Possesses knowledge of record keeping, report preparation, filing methods, and record management techniques;
• Possesses the ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written documentation;
• Deals with the public in a manner that effectively promotes the image of the City and handles complaints tactfully, but thoroughly;
• Performs other duties and assignments as may be required.
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Job TitleAttendant
DepartmentParks
Date Posted1/2/2018
Posting Expires3/2/2018
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Attendant
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Operations
PAY RANGE: 01/01 starting at $9.05/hour
DIVISION: Aquatics
REVISED: December 15, 2016

JOB SUMMARY:
To serve as an Attendant this position will handle all admission and sales transactions at the front gate and concession stand. Attendant must have a friendly personality with firmness to uphold facility rules and policies. The attendant will be accountable for sanitizing, stocking, and supplying restroom facilities, front desk, and concession during operational hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Greet guest and take admissions and sales.
• Operate an electronic cash register and credit card machine.
• Balance drawer and manage daily income.
• Communicate with upmost customer service with public in a tactful, polite, and friendly manner.
• Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of water rides for small children.
• Assisting children as they enter and exit water ride area.
• Clean restroom areas on hourly schedule. Stock all paper supplies in restrooms.
• Gather and discard lost and found items.
• Assist in party rentals: Guest check-in, party set-up, cleaning of party area.
• Watching ride/activity, assisting guests, communicating safety instructions, answering questions, assisting guests as they enter and exit.
• Responsible for cleaning work areas, bathrooms, food prep areas, entry, and other park areas.
• Operates office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, and phone systems, and uses computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications; learns to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
• Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
• Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
• Must be 16 years of age.
• Prior experience operating a cash register and balancing a cash drawer.
• Ability to communicate in a positive, friendly manner with patrons especially children.
• One year customer service experience with general public.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity will be needed enough to use a key board and telephone. Occasional sitting and standing is required. Occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to fifty (50) pounds. Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements. Vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks. Must submit to drug screening and physical exam.

Licenses and Certificates: Ability to acquire CPR, AED, First Aid Certification

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work in this classification is both indoors and outdoors. The employee is exposed to hot, wet and humid conditions and within and around swimming pools. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in the pool facilities and quiet in the office. The employee is exposed to pool chemicals that must be handled with extreme caution. This position requires ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, and irregular hours. This position reports to the Aquatic Manager.
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Job TitleAquatics Supervisor
DepartmentParks
Date Posted1/2/2018
Posting Expires3/2/2018
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Supervisor
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Operations
PAY RANGE: 09/01 starting at $13.07/hour
DIVISION: Aquatics
REVISED: December 15, 2016

JOB SUMMARY:
Aquatic Supervisor will coordinate daily activities with the Aquatic Manager, and oversee safety and functionality at Shawnee Splash. This position holds the importance of maintaining a safe environment through supervision of staff and patrons using facilities. This position will be offering customer service to a variety of age groups.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Supervises all activity and admission areas and personnel during assigned shifts.
• Accident prevention and rule enforcement of water park activity areas.
• Investigates and responds to calls, requests and complaints from citizens, ensuring proper incident reporting procedures.
• Perform lifesaving skills in intense situation.
• Supervises and assists in daily maintenance and cleaning of the aquatic facilities.
• Supervises and assists in chemical balancing and measurement of water areas.
• Ability to perform utmost customer service in all situations.
• Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.
• Instructs classes, supervises, and develops programs in facility areas.
• Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
• Ability and Skills to supervise a large amount of patrons and staff and programs.
• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Knowledge of the standards of care in aquatic industry.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public, guests and staff members.
• Must be firm, fair, consistent and courteous.
• Must have a positive attitude in order to fully cooperate with other guards in a team effort, and adhere to rules and regulations to ensure successful operations.
• Must have the physical and mental conditions necessary to be able to properly activate and complete the EAP system.
Physical Requirements:
• Sitting and standing for long periods of time is required.
• Must be able to perform life saving skills including lifting a person off of the bottom and out of the water (average weight
• Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements. 150 pounds).
• Vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must submit to drug screening.

Licenses and Certificates:
Required: Lifeguard Certification
Preferred: Additional Water Safety Instructor Certification and/or Fitness Certification, Certified Pool Operator

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work in this classification is outdoors. The employee is exposed to hot, wet and humid conditions and within and around swimming pools. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in the pool facilities. The employee is exposed to pool chemicals that must be handled with extreme caution. Requires ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, irregular hours, and willing to periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours. Position reports to Aquatics Manager.
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Job TitleLifeguard
DepartmentParks
Date Posted1/2/2018
Posting Expires3/2/2018
Job DescriptionCITY OF SHAWNEE
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Lifeguard
FSLA: Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT: Operations
PAY RANGE: 01/02 starting at $9.55/hour
DIVISION: Aquatics
REVISED: December 12, 2016

JOB SUMMARY:
The Lifeguard has a duty to protect the safety of people in an assigned area. The Lifeguard has a professional obligation to prevent potential accidents by enforcing the rules and regulations of an aquatic setting and to react to any emergencies that may occur. This position will report to the Aquatics Manager or their designee.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Accident prevention and rule enforcement of water park activity areas.
• Perform lifesaving skills in intense situation.
• Assists in daily maintenance and cleaning of the aquatic facilities.
• Assists in chemical balancing and measurement of water areas.
• Ability to perform utmost customer service in lifeguarding duties.
• Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.
• Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
• Ability to properly and safely operate equipment used.
• Must be 16 years of age or older.
• Knowledge of the standards of care in aquatic industry.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public, guests and staff members.
• Must be firm, fair, consistent and courteous.
• Must have a positive attitude in order to fully cooperate with other guards in a team effort, and adhere to rules and regulations to ensure successful operations.
• Must have the physical and mental conditions necessary to be able to properly activate and complete the EAP system.

Physical Requirements:
• Sitting and standing for long periods of time is required.
• Occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to fifty (50) pounds.
• Must be able to perform life saving skills including lifting a person off of the bottom and out of the water (average weight
• Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements. 150 pounds).
• Vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must submit to drug screening.

Licenses and Certificates:
Required: Lifeguard Certification. Red Cross Certification
Preferred: Additional Water Safety Instructor Certification

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work in this classification is outdoors. The employee is exposed to hot, wet and humid conditions and within and around swimming pools. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in the pool facilities. The employee is exposed to pool chemicals that must be handled with extreme caution. Requires ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, irregular hours, and willing to periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours.
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