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Company: Government jobs
Location: Winter Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:



The Lifeguard performs routine and on-demand lifeguard duties for the City's Parks and Recreation Department. This position accomplishes a variety of specialized tasks such as maintaining water quality, cleanliness, and safety at City pools and ensuring that patrons using the pool are following safety rules and regulations. Work is performed under close supervision - the incumbent is assigned duties according to specified procedures and receives detailed instructions; work is checked frequently, through observation, review of results achieved, and accuracy of work assigned.

Examples of Duties


NOTE: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Clean pool and pool ground areas as required.

Regulate water activities.

Perform rescues of swimmers in trouble, supply CPR and emergency first aid until assistance arrives.

Provide support for programs and events.

Provide swimming instruction and lead aquatic programs.

Operate automated program and facility registration software; register customers for programs and rentals, collect fees, run reports, and maintain user records and verify data input.

Assist with operation and oversight of concessions area.

Perform other work as assigned.


General knowledge of accepted life saving techniques.

General knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules, and practices of the work.

General knowledge of water chemistry and pool maintenance.

Skill and proficiency in swimming.

Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.

Ability to deal tactfully and firmly with the public.

Ability to work weekends and evening hours.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.

Ability to communicate information tactfully and impartially, both in person and in writing with all staff, city officials, and the general public.

Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and keep accurate records.

This position is performed with general knowledge- the incumbent is generally familiar with information contained in relevant source documents or information in a particular subject field; has ability to use relevant sources to obtain specific or supplemental information.

Typical Qualifications


High School Diploma, equivalent, or active enrollment. Water Safety Instructor Certificate and an associate's degree or some college are preferred.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities and other competencies required for the position may be considered.

Supplemental Information



This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force repetitively to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping.

Ability to ascend/descend stairs, scaffolds, and ladders.

Ability to traverse about a variety of environments and obstacles throughout the city, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Ability to position oneself to work in confined spaces.

Ability to manipulate objects, demonstrate small, precise movements, and operate necessary pool equipment repetitively or continuously.


Tasks may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions including inclement weather, sun, extreme temperatures, odors, dirt and dust, loud noises, and hazardous chemicals, etc.


Tasks require the manipulation of objects and demonstration of small, precise movements, the ability to detect and distinguish various features of one's surroundings, and the ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with others.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and employee and is subject to change at any time by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.

Some part-time employees are eligible for PTO.

01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal.

  • Yes, I understand and agree
  • No, I do not agree

    02 Do you have a High School diploma, GED, active enrollment in school? Water Safety Instructor Certificate and an associate's degree or some college are preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities and other competencies required for the position may be considered.
    • Yes
    • No

      03 Are you able to meet the physical requirements of the job as described in the job description?
      • Yes
      • No

        * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Orlando , Lifeguard, Other , Winter Park, Florida

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