TPWD – Lifeguard I – II (Seasonal Lifeguard – Fluctuating Hours)

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE

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You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career Section. It is not necessary to apply both through Work In Texas and CAPPS Career Section

TPWD MISSION
To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.PLEASE NOTE:
All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisors name and phone number and a description of duties performed.
Job history and volunteer experience should be listed in the work history section of the application to receive credit towards meeting the minimum requirements. Part-time experience credit is prorated based on the duration and hours worked per week. Please indicate hours worked for part-time/temporary/seasonal experience. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete.
Applications with See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state unknown for any incomplete fields. If education is used to meet the minimum requirements of the job posting, a copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided if you are selected for an interview.
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APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. To complete the supplemental questions, go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login. CAPPS Recruit, https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=enMILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES:
Job Classification
Service
Military Specialty
Lifeguard
Army
12D
Lifeguard
Navy
ND, 720X
Lifeguard
Coast Guard
AST, DV, ME, DIV, MLES, MSSD, OAR11
Lifeguard
Marine Corps
0918, 8024, 8026,
Lifeguard
Air Force
1TOX1, 1Z1X1, 12HX, 19ZX
More information on military occupational specialty codes can be found below:
https://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/MOC/
https://hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MilitaryCrosswalkGuide.pdf
MILITARY EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim military employment preference as outlined by the State of Texas, you must complete the Military Employment Preference Survey and attach this form and required documentation referenced on this form at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Military Employment Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/jobs/veterans/
Required forms that will need to be attached with application for Military Employment Preference:
Veteran- DD214 showing honorable discharge.
Surviving spouse of a veteran who has not remarried- Marriage Certificate and DD Form 1300 or appropriate documentation.
Orphan of a veteran killed while on active duty- Birth Certificate and DD Form 1300 or appropriate documentation.
Spouse of a member of the US Armed Forces/Texas National Guard serving on Active Duty- Marriage Certificate and copy of spouses active duty military orders.
Spouse of a veteran with disability and is the primary income for household- Marriage Certificate, Veterans DD214, and VA Benefits Summary Letter showing disability rating.
Documentation must be attached to the application before military preference can be granted.BENEFITS:
Texas Parks and Wildlife offers a variety of benefits for employees such as generous paid time off, group insurance, retirement and pension, and frequent training and staff development opportunities. Other benefits include longevity pay, merit pay, deferred compensation, flexible benefit plans, 4 1K/457 retirement plans, direct deposit, telework, staggered work hours, Employee Assistance Program and a Return to Work Program. For new employees or rehires, health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period. Click HERE to view our Benefits page.HIRING CONTACT: Stephanie Kwiatkowski, (512) 332-1281PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Bastrop State Park, 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, Texas 78602
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position performs safety, informational, and maintenance work within an aquatic facility. Responsible for the safety and maintenance work for a State Park aquatic facility. Ensures the safety and well-being of visitors and staff by protecting life and preventing accidents. Enforces pool policies, rules and regulations. Responsibilities include swimming pool maintenance, facility maintenance, revenue collection, concession operations and providing information to the public. Lifeguard II will oversee, train, and provide leadership to others. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
NOTE: Temporary position contingent upon funding with fluctuating full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Completion of 9th grade.
Experience:
Lifeguard I:
No experience required.
Lifeguard II:
Experience in a team lead capacity or as a lifeguard.
NOTE: Extracurricular activities or volunteer experience as a lifeguard or in a team lead capacity may count towards the required experience.
Licensure:
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State drivers license;
Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, First Aid, CPR and Lifeguard certifications from a TPWD approved lifeguard certification training program.
NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Lifeguard I and II:
Knowledge of water hazards and rescue techniques;
Knowledge of basic facility cleaning and sanitation techniques;
Lifeguard I:
Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and lifesaving procedures;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Lifeguard II:
Skill of the Lifeguard I PLUS:
Skill in planning and assigning the work of others;
Lifeguard I:
Ability to swim;
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations;
Ability to perform first aid procedures;
Ability to maintain cleanliness and orderliness of all areas;
Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability