WOUNDED WARRIOR AQUATIC EXERCISE ASST NF2 (LIFEGUARD)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Performs work in one or more recreational facilities for various aquatic activities that may include: aquatic therapy or exercise sessions, aquatic sports activities or programs and/or for similar Warrior Hope and Care Center (WHCC) recreational services.

Performs rescue work for wounded, ill and injured swimmers, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Supervises wounded, ill and injured swimmers for safety and crowd control. Enforces established safety and pool regulations. Promptly reports safety hazards to the supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports

Skill and ability to work with wounded, ill and injured Marines/Sailors who have special needs. Assists the Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Certified Athletic Trainer at pool side when conducting sessions with wounded, ill or injured swimmers. Provides assistance at the therapy pool when camera imaging or other therapy pool functions are in session. May assist wounded, ill and injured swimmers in performing aqua exercises to complete prescribed therapy plans and regimens.

Responsible for the cleanliness of facilities and all the pool areas. May vacuum, skim, and perform routine pool maintenance and perform routine maintenance on therapy pools and associated equipment. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May operate highly technical therapy pool controls to assist wounded, ill or injured Marines/Sailors in and out of the pool. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. May check ID cards for authorized patrons.

This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry up to 45lbs independently and over 45lbs with assistance to include performing work that poses physical demands beyond normal requirements during rescue situations.

Provides superior customer service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists Marines/Sailors and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • See Duties and Qualifications

EVALUATIONS:

Qualifications

Current lifeguard certification with at least six months experience as a lifeguard. Possess current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and basic first aid certificates. Understanding of, and ability to enforce, safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use various pool equipment to take pool and environmental readings. Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs independently and over 45 lbs with assistance to include performing work that poses physical demands beyond normal requirements during rescue situations.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN TIME (ET) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING

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