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Job Ad ID: 694

Aquatics Technician - City of Oceanside

Salary: 46,259-62,004
Location: Oceanside
Closing Date: April 9, 2021

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for Aquatics Technician. There is currently one position available in the Neighborhood Services Department, Parks and Recreation Division. 

The Aquatics Technician leads and participates in the implementation of aquatic programs; assists in the assignment,  and functional supervision of subordinate staff; trains and instructs new and less experienced employees in proper work methods, tools, equipment and safety precautions; may have input on employee evaluations; ensures safety of pool areas; maintains an awareness of the hazards associated with the aquatic environment to which assigned, informs the  public in an appropriate manner of these hazards and how to avoid them; provides primary or secondary lifeguard duties to include swimming instruction; rescues persons in distress or persons who are in danger of drowning; administers medical aid and performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation; responds to complaints and inquiries from the general public; enforces or informs the public regarding rules, regulations, codes, laws and other applicable restrictions; participates in the maintenance and upkeep of equipment and facilities; updates and prepares logs, documents and reports; oversees the collection and accounting of daily cash receipts; makes bank deposits; completes cash reports; builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and performs other duties as assigned.


Experience:  Minimum of three seasons (9 months) of performing increasingly responsible lifeguarding, water safety or swimming instruction experience at a municipal pool facility or equivalent setting.

Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in lifeguard services, water safety or a related field.

License or Certificate: Must possess the following:

  •  California Driver's License
  •  Emergency Medical Response (EMR) certificate
  •  C.P.R certificate
  •  American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certificate

 Within 18 months from date of hire:

  • Possess a Lifeguard Training Instructor certificate
  • Possess an Aquatics Facility Operator certificate or equivalent
Agency: City of Oceanside
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