CPRS Job Listing
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 and Training
Experience: Minimum of three seasons (9 months) of performing increasingly responsible
lifeguarding, water safety or swimming instruction experience at a municipal pool facility or
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, Lifeguard Training Certificate, C.P.R for the Professional Rescuer certificate
Within six (6) months from date of hire:
Possess an Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
Possess an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Possess an Aquatics Facility Operator certification or equivalent
Submit an application on the City of Oceanside's Employment Opportunities page.