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OPS SAFETY SPECIALIST - 37970807

Date: Aug 6, 2020

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Requisition No: 176701 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: OPS SAFETY SPECIALIST - 37970807

Position Number: 37970807 

Salary:  $10.00 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2020 

DIVISION OF RECREATION AND PARKS

JOB VACANCY-OPS POSITION

OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

 

 

CLASS TITLE:             OPS Safety Specialist (Lifeguard)

                                   From May 25,2020 through Sept. 07,2020

POSITION NUMBER:  37970785 & 37970807

BASE SALARY:           $10.00 per hour

CLOSING DATE:         May 14, 2020 

LOCATION & CONTACT INFORMATION:

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Rd.

Tallahassee, FL 32309

850-245-2200

Contact: Assistant Park Manager Janeen Mayes

Janeen. Mayes@dep.state.fl.us

 

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This is an opening to fill (2) Seasonal/ Part Time OPS Lifeguard position. This position works weekends and holidays. This position does not include insurance or benefits.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position provides visitor safety for park guests, responds to visitor inquiries, assists in the compliance of park rules and policies, provides first aid and completes necessary reports.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

  • Ability to swim in an open water environment
  • follow verbal and written instructions
  • work independently with little supervision
  • communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • prepare reports
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • deal with visitor inquiries in a tactful, efficient and courteous manner
  • understand and apply rules, directives, policies, laws and regulations
  • work rotating shifts including holidays and weekends
  • maintain a valid Class E driver’s license. 
  • Ability to work in hot humid environment
  • Skill in utilizing motor vehicles 
  • Knowledge of lifesaving techniques, first aid and CPR for both infants and adults

Must possess the following certifications:

a) Possess a current CPR certificate, which includes adult, child and infant training.

 

b) Possess a multi-media first aid card (Red Cross), to include blood-borne pathogen training.

 

c) Possess a current Red Cross, YMCA or equivalent life-saving certificate for Open Water

 

Lifeguards have the full responsibility of enrolling in a renewal course and must submit copies of the updated certificate. Lifeguards who allow their certifications to expire will be suspended without pay until the course is completed and a current certification is obtained. Certification should be

consistent with work assignments.

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority. Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee