City of Houston Employment – Lifeguard

Website City of Houston

Job Description:

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking a Lifeguard (Seasonal) to join its Recreation & Wellness/Aquatics team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be courteous and cooperative with the public at all times.
  • May take chemical reading on the PH balance and the chlorine level every hour during operations.
  • Enforce the rules listed in the staff manual and exhibited at the pool facility.
  • Participate in special classes required for lifeguard training.
  • Observe swimming activities and deck safety of the public to comply with safety guidelines.
  • Must possess excellent swimming skills.
  • Hose down the pool deck periodically during daily operation.
  • Perform basic housekeeping activities such as checking restrooms, offices, porches and swimming areas.
  • Maintain and operate basic pool maintenance and water safety equipment, vacuuming, brushing down sides, cleaning filters and setting up equipment (seats, ropes, umbrella, rescue tubes, backboards, etc.).

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and basic written instructions.
  • May have a basic knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • May require a basic knowledge of a particular subject area.
  • Must be certified in Lifeguard Training or Water Safety Instruction and First Aid/CPR.
  • This position occasionally requires stooping or bending.
  • Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or equivalent weight) may be required.
  • There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions.
  • The position may involve routine to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.

Job Details:

Company: City of Houston

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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