Water Safety Instructor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Sep 18, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Responsible for instructing and teaching various swimming skills, styles, and basic diving to various age groups. Ensures all water safety rules are observed by swimmers, utilizing a good knowledge of all aspects of water safety.
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Responsibilities

Observes swimmers and ensures all participants are accounted for at all times. Prepares materials for presentation and explaining. May lead the work of other lifeguards. May act as a pool lifeguard performing rescue work. When necessary, renders emergency first aid until qualified medical assistance arrives. Completes appropriate accident reports and other required reports. Checks the chemical balance of pool water and applies disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks, as required. Performs necessary maintenance work required for sanitation, cleanliness and neatness of the pool areas. May collect usage fees and check I.D. cards, as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
02

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have a current, unexpired Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • Must have a current, unexpired Frist Aid certification
  • Must have a current, unexpired CPR certification


Qualifications

Must possess Water Safety Instructor (WSI), current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid certificates.

Must have one to two years of related experience.

Dexterity to handle a person in the water who may panic or be unconscious.

Understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool and environmental readings.

National and state background checks are required for positions that involve working with youth programs.

Education

Additional information

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm .

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/taxableentitlements.html

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

First cutoff for application review is March 15, 2019

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.


Unexpired WSI, First Aid and CPR certifications.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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