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Water Safety Instructor, PT

Company: City of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Nature of Work Benefits Supplemental QuestionsThis is a part-time position for the Department of Parks and Recreation. Work involves instructing, leading, demonstrating and organizing classes and competitions in water safety, life saving procedures, swimming, and/or other similar programs. Supervision would be received from the Aquatic Program Planner or designee. The exercise of independent judgment is expected within the limits of established guidelines and assigned authority. An employee in this position must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.An incumbent in this position organizes, leads, demonstrates, and instructs classes in water safety, life saving procedures, swimming, and/or other similar programs at beginning or advanced levels to adults and/or children. Promotes water safety events sponsored by the City of Miami. Assists the Aquatic Program Planner or designee in the scheduling of Learn to Swim and water safety programs. Observes and analyzes students' performance and instructs them in techniques and strategies. Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Explains and enforces required safety rules and regulations. Conducts periodic inspections of equipment and/or facilities for cleanliness and safety. Prepares work orders for necessary repairs or replacements. Maintains accurate records of receipts and expenditures. May prepare or maintain reports. Performs other related work as required.Minimum Requirements:Applicants must be at least 16 years of age at time of application. Proof of age must be submitted in one of the following forms issued by the United States of America Government: State Driver's License/Identification card, Birth Certificate, Naturalization Certificate or valid U.S. Passport at the time of electronic application submission.Six (6) months of experience teaching/training swimming and water safety. Additionally, six (6) months of experience working with persons with disabilities may be preferred. Must be able to pass the City of Miami's performance test, which may include swimming, running, and simulated rescue exercises.The following valid certificates and/or wallet card(s) issued by the American Red Cross or other nationally recognized certifying agency must be possessed at time of application and maintained valid throughout employment:(1) Water Safety Instructor(2) Lifeguard Training(3) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer(4) Standard First AidCertifications must be valid through September 30, 2021SPECIAL NOTE:Employees in this classification will be required to work various shifts, to include nights, holidays and weekends.Candidates will be subject to a Level II background screening.Documentation Requirements:PLEASE READ CAREFULLYApplicants, including City of Miami employees, must upload and submit attached copies of the following documents with the employment application. Please be sure to attach all required documents to your employment application each time you apply. Uploaded documents remain in your online profile but they will not attach automatically and you will be deemed ineligible without the proper documentation.ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE CLEAR, LEGIBLE, AND IN PROPER FORMAT.THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND ARE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF: Copies of the following document(s) must be uploaded and attached to the employment application prior to submission:Proof of Age: issued by the United States of America Government: Copy of Birth Certificate, State Driver's License/Identification card, Naturalization Certification or valid U.S. Passport.Proof of required certificates: Copies of the following Certificates documents issued by the American Red Cross or other nationally recognized certifying agency must be uploaded and attached to the application prior to submission:(1) Water Safety Instructor(2) Lifeguard Training(3) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer(4) Standard First AidAll certifications will be verified.NOTE:Applications will be deemed ineligible unless copies of the required documents are uploaded and attached to the employment application at the time of submission. Certifications must be issued by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or other nationally recognized certifying agency and kept current throughout employment.Applicants must be available to report to work by Spring 2021 and through the summer season. Start date will depend on assigned facility. Attendance to a mandatory orientation session prior to work assignment is required.City of Miami employee applications must reflect their current position and detail their work experience.City of Miami employees must upload and attach all required documentation to their application prior to submission.Resumes may be attached, however; information must be clearly detailed on the application, as resumes are not accepted or reviewed in lieu of the employment application.Toxicology: Prospective employees may be required to submit to toxicology, medical and background screening. All costs associated with background screenings may be at the applicant's expense.It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required documents submitted with the employment application are in a format that is acceptable, clear and legible for eligibility determination or risk being disqualified.Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must completely detail their work experience on the employment application or risk being disqualified. Resumes are not required and will not be reviewed in place of the employment application.It is the applicant's responsibility to update their online profile with personal data, work experience, education, and certifications, when submitting application(s), failure to do so may result in disqualification.Applicants must provide a valid email address in order to receive notification of eligibility.Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (Member 4) and the applicable FDVA- Veteran's Preference Certification Form(s) in accordance with rule 55A-7.013 - Documentation of Preference Claim, must be submitted with the employment application.FDVA Certification Forms: Please complete the applicable Veterans' Preference Certification Form(s). Form(s) must be uploaded with your employment application along with acceptable proof of veterans' preference.Form VP1: VETERANS' PREFERENCE CERTIFICATEForm VP2: CURRENT MEMBER OF THE RESERVE CERTIFICATIONFORM VP3: UNREMARRIED WIDOW or WIDOWER CERTIFICATE

Keywords: City of Miami, Miami , Water Safety Instructor, PT, Other , Miami, Florida

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