DutiesPool and/or Waterfront Lifeguard duties comprise 60% of incumbent's time and include but are not limited to:
General duties comprise 40% of incumbent's time and include but are not limited to:
- Performs all pool and/or waterfront lifeguard responsibilities (e.g., supervising swimmers/patrons and their activities, monitoring all natural water activities, applying first aid, enforcing safety rules, reporting safety hazards to supervisor, performing water rescues as necessary, etc.).
- Observes conditions of area assigned (e.g., possible hazards, water/chemical conditions, wind and weather, etc.) to ensure a safe environment, removing hazardous materials when necessary (e.g.. floating debris, glass, etc.).
- Performs rescue work, promptly renders cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or emergency first aid. and calls for medical assistance as necessary.
- Conducts and documents pool chemical testing results. Checks chlorine and pH levels on a scheduled basis; notifies Certified Pool Operator or supervisor of chemical imbalances; adjusts chemicals as directed.
- Documents marine life, water conditions and weather conditions.
RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Administers aquatic assessment testing and certification in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD). Department of the Navy (DON) and CNIC policy.
- Provides introductory equipment orientations, as needed.
- Checks identification cards for authorized patrons and collects usage fees, if applicable.
- Serves as the primary liaison between the activity, security, medical departments, and Aquatics Coordinator during emergency situations.
- Performs cleaning duties (e.g., basic janitorial services, vacuuming, skimming, etc.) and routine facility-maintenance as assigned by Aquatics Coordinator.
- Inspects stands, boards, ropes, safety gear and condition of the dressing rooms, ensuring they are within the condition required by environmental health standards. Informs supervisor of deficiencies.
- Uses and maintains care of emergency equipment (e.g., specialized kits and bags, backboards, suction devices, splints, stretchers, monitoring equipment, etc.).
- Enforces applicable policies and procedures of Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) regarding the use of Aquatic facilities and waterfront operations.
- Prepares accident/incident reports during emergency situations. Notifies management of all emergencies immediately.
- Works with hazardous materials (e.g., cleaning agents, pool chemicals, etc.).
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
- Must pass all applicable records and background check.
- NF-1 must obtain 1) Lifeguard Certification, 2) CPR for Professional Rescuers, 3) First Aid to include Automated External Defibrillator and 4) Blood Borne Pathogens within 30 days of new employee indoctrination.
- NF-2 must upload the following certifications to be qualified 1) Lifeguard Certification, 2) CPR for Professional Rescuers, 3) First Aid to include Automated External Defibrillator and 4) Blood Borne Pathogens
A qualified NF-1 candidate possess the following:At this level the incumbent will be subject to closer supervision. The supervisor, lead, or Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) provide significantly more instruction, training, and guidance for assignments, planning and carrying out assignments, and choosing provisions of applicable guidelines or regulations. Work is closely checked by the supervisor, lead, or Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) for satisfactory fulfillment of instructions. Incumbent will have limited latitude to make independent decisions, as procedures require strict adherence to guidelines and precise attention to detail. Deviations or proposals for changes to procedures require supervisory approval. Guidance will become progressively more general as the incumbent approaches the full performance level.A qualified NF-2 candidate possess the following:
- Knowledge of pool and waterfront safety rules.
- Knowledge of DoD, DON and CNIC policies and procedures governing aquatic assessment testing and certifications.
- Knowledge of applicable policies and procedures of MWR regarding the use of Aquatic facilities and waterfront operations.
- Knowledge of cash handling procedures.
- Ability to appropriately identify hazards or hazardous situations and identify a patron's need for assistance immediately.
- Ability to tactfully, but forcefully, provide instruction on water safety, facility rules and regulations, and enforce them.
- Ability to conduct routine safety inspections of the facility and pool area to ensure they meet environmental health standards.
- Knowledge of and ability to conduct pool chemical testing, document the results, and adjust chemical imbalances, as directed.
- Skilled or proficient in surf lifesaving techniques and radio communications to perform a safe and efficient rescue operation.
- Ability to exercise control over a large group of people.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
This position does not have a positive education requirement. Additional information
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Installations Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.