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Aquatic Instructor

Stayton, City Of
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POSITION SUMMARY This position provides quality instruction to pool users and a safe and fun environment for all pool users. The Specialty Instructor is expected to be an example to swimmers in fitness, dress, conduct, language and courtesy. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Any of the following duties and responsibilities may be performed and are not listed in any particular order. These examples are not necessarily performed by all incumbents, however, and do not include all specific essential functions and responsibilities an incumbent may be expected to perform. ● Ability to teach all programs and lessons, as scheduled, to pool users of all ages and abilities. ● Assist with customer service and payment processing as needed, responding to public inquiries in a professional manner. ● Complete applicable reports and records as required. ● Assist with general housekeeping duties in and around the swimming pool facilities. This may include but is not limited to the office and lobby area, pool spectator area, and dressing rooms. ● Maintain cooperative relationships with City personnel, elected officials and other agencies. ● Demonstrate leadership to fellow employees and foster an environment in which employees are focused on producing excellent quality results. ● Encourage and provide excellent customer service. Promote professional and courteous behavior with a creative approach to problem resolution that creates a positive experience for the customer. ● Follow all safety rules established for the work area. ● Other duties as assigned. AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS ● Maintain proficiency in areas of responsibility by reading materials, attending trainings and meetings. ● Participate in in-service training, orientations and staff meetings as requested. ● Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner. City of Stayton Page 2 of 3 Aquatics Instructor Revised 7/2021 QUALIFICATIONS Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE ● Demonstrate personal swimming ability. ● Willing to assume flexible work hours as required by seasonal needs. ● Customer service skills working with the public and swimming pool staff members. ● Must be able to work well in a group situation or independently, with little supervision ● Must possess strong problem-solving skills. ● Ability to use a computer to perform the essential functions of the job; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. ● Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS • Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of hire, a current certification issued by a nationally recognized accreditation agency in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and Water Safety at the professional level is required. ● Current ARC-WSI preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ● While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. ● The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. ● The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. ● The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. ● The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud. City of Stayton Page 3 of 3 Aquatics Instructor Revised 7/2021 PHYSICAL ABILITIES The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ● Ability to spend protracted period in the pool. ● While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, pull, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. ● The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, hear, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell. ● The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. ● Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. ● Ability to stay forced and alert for long periods of time. SUPERVISION ● Works under the general supervision of the Pool Supervisor. THIS DESCRIPTION COVERS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ESSENTIAL AND AUXILIARY DUTIES OF THE POSITION, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE OTHER OCCASIONAL WORK, WHICH MAY BE SIMILAR, RELATED TO, OR A LOGICAL ASSIGNMENT FOR THE POSITION. The City of Stayton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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