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Lifeguard I

at University of the District of Columbia

Pay: up to $15.86/hour
Series & </strong>DS0058/12/1</span></p><p><span><strong>Salary : </strong>$15.86 (Hourly)</span></p><p><span><strong>Closing Date:</strong> May 29
Posted: 6/27/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 1414

Job Description

Title:Lifeguard I
Department:Athletic Department
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: UDC Agency Only

Position Status: Temporary, Part-Time

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/12/1

Salary : $15.86 (Hourly)

Closing Date: May 29, 2019

4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Lifeguard I of Athletic Department for the University of the District of Columbia, reports directly to the Director of Aquatics and is responsible for maintaining pool safety and preserving life in emergency situations. This candidate must be able to work 20 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure Safety for all users of the pool and surrounding area through surveillance and enforcement of safety protocols
  2. Provide First-Response care in emergency situations
  3. Maintain cleanliness of pool and surrounding area (removing trash on pool deck and in locker rooms, hosing and squeegeeing deck, vacuuming pool, etc.)
  4. Assist with the check-in process

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Must hold current and nationally recognized CPR/AED/First Aid and Lifeguarding Certifications.
  2. Pool operators certification preferred
  3. Ability to swim 300 yards continuously, perform a surface dive from a 20-yard distance and retrieve a ten-pound object
  4. Demonstrate the ability to perform proper rescue skills and CPR/First Aid/AED

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.

Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.