RECREATION AID (LIFEGUARD) Job in Tinker AFB, Oklahoma – Department of the Air Force



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Air Force Materiel Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 69387
Start Date: 03/27/2019
End Date: 04/22/2019

Qualification Summary
General Experience: Must have at least three (3) months of general experience (i.e. the type of work that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work of the position or that provided a familiarity with the subject matter)
Be a high school graduate or equivalent (i.e. GED) The description of your work experience in your application must demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the knowledge of water safety, CPR, basic First Aid as would be learned in an approved course leading to certification:
Monitors activities within assigned swimming areas. Maintains order and enforces established rules of safety and behavior. Instructs, cautions, and/or expels patrons as appropriate. Reports problems to senior lifeguard or supervisor.
Rescues and resuscitates individuals in danger of drowning and renders first aid to injuries. Uses a variety of techniques such as artificial respiration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation {CPR), and first aid. Notifies emergency medical services (EMS) and/or other appropriate personnel for more serious accidents/injuries. Uses equipment such as first aid kits, buoys, ropes, rings, shepherd’s hooks, and backboards.
Assists in cleaning and maintaining the swimming facility. Checks pool water chemistry according to established schedules and instructions (e.g. temperature, chlorine, pH, etc.,) and documents/reports findings. Reports equipment/facility problems to appropriate personnel.
Assists water safety instructor in conducting swimming lessons. May assist in demonstrating basic swim strokes. Advises instructor concerning student progress and/or problems.
As required and under the guidance of the instructor, monitors one or more students during swim class for problems such as signs of fatigue or struggle. May assist in demonstrating basic swim strokes. Advises instructor concerning student progress/problems. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Basic knowledge of lifesaving, first aid, and CPR as would be gleaned through an approved course leading to certification. Limited knowledge of swimming facility rules, work procedures, equipment, and materials to perform standing, recurring tasks. Ability to communicate effectively, orally. Demonstrated current physical ability to swim to and rescue swimmers of all age groups up to and including adult and to administer CPR to adults, children, and infants Other Significant Facts: 1. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Involves long periods of exposure to summer sun and chlorinated water.
2. Must possess a current and valid, nationally recognized lifeguard certification covering lifesaving and water rescue methods, skills, and procedures; a current and valid nationally recognized basic first aid certification AND a current and valid nationally recognized CPR certification which includes adult, child, and infant procedures.
3. Position requires pre-employment screening for swimming ability, rescue skills, and CPR skills.
4. Participation in required in-service training and maintenance of physical capabilities to perform rescues throughout the period of employment are conditions of employment for this position. All certifications must remain current during the period of employment.
5. If position is identified as having “regular contact with children” (e.g., youth swim lessons instructor) in accordance with public law, a criminal background check must be completed.
6. Some physical exertion is required in effecting a swimming rescue. Must be able to lift and carry 45 pounds and over. Much of the time is spent sitting, standing, or walking; however, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, or reaching is required. A physical may be required. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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