3213 Aquatics Facility Assistant Supervisor

Camp Mather in the High Sierra near Yosemite

Recruitment #TEX-3213-067039

Introduction

Amended to extend the application filing deadline to Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:00 PM

 

Appointment Type
This position is seasonal and will not result in an eligible list for a permanent civil service position. 

About Us
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) provides opportunities for San Francisco residents and guests alike to gather, play, learn, relax and enjoy nature. We maintain more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierra. A vacation getaway for generations of families, as well as for first-time guests, Camp Mather remains RPD's inclusive, rustic, off-the-grid destination for recreation and relaxation.

Camp Mather is approximately 3 hours east of San Francisco, near the Hetch Hetchy Valley, and at the border of Yosemite National Park.  

 

Temporary Seasonal Full-time

This position is seasonal from early May through September. The basic workweek is five (5) days full-time and requires Saturday and Sunday (day and/or evening) shift.  Overtime may be required.  Room and board are provided at Camp Mather and housing will either be a private room with shared bathroom or shared housing with a bathroom. Please note: meals are included; family and pets are not permitted. Previous paid or volunteer experience with the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department does not guarantee employment.

The Aquatics Assistant Facility Supervisor has specific duties to supervise the entire Aquatics operations at Camp Mather.  This includes staffing, safety procedures, pool maintenance, and swim & canoe/paddleboard lessons.

Working Conditions
Camp Mather is located in the High Sierra. No transportation is provided to and from Camp Mather. Employees working both indoors and outdoors are exposed to high temperatures, and will regularly encounter bugs and insects.

Duties & Responsibilities

The broad duties of the Assistant Aquatics Facility Supervisor are to assist the Camp Mather Manager in providing a safe, clean, well functioning camp for the enjoyment of the 500 weekly guests, on-site concessionaires, 70 staff, and day-use visitors. Under supervision of the Camp Mather Manager, the Assistant Aquatics Facilities Supervisor:

 

1.     Prioritizes, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of aquatic staff responsible for providing pool safety and recreational services; participates in staff skill assessments, provides and/or coordinates training; assists with supervision of staff.

2. Schedules use of pool facility for activities including public swims, swimming lessons and other activities; oversees and conducts participant program registration; may organize, lead and coach swimming teams or other aquatic and sporting groups.

3.  Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.

4.  Recommends and implements aquatic programs and related policies.

5.  Presents Aquatics program feature and safety tips at Camp patron Orientation

 

6.     Prepares various reports and documentation on operations and activities including those related to accidents, incidents, revenue and control; maintains records.

7. Performs swim instruction and water safety when necessary by teaching swim lessons, enforcing rules, making rescues and rendering First Aid and/or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

8. Coordinates and participates in the maintenance of aquatic facility; monitors pool water chemistry, take water quality samples; inspects and observes facility to assist with enforcing maintenance of safety standards, sanitary conditions and orderly conduct including ensuring that chemicals, equipment and materials are properly handled and/or safely stored and that the surrounding pool area, lobby, change rooms and deck are cleaned regularly and adequately; completes work orders for repairs; coordinates with custodial, engineering or other maintenance staff as necessary.

 

9. Is a member of Camp Senior Staff; acts as the staff coordinator and on-site facilitator for emergencies, complaints, other incidences, health/safety issues, etc; performs other related duties as assigned.

 

10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Tentative Selection Schedule

We have tentatively targeted February 25, 2018 for a Lifeguard Performance Test and interviews tentatively for February 28, 2018.  We will provide more specific information (final date/time/location) to individuals if invited to advance in this competitive process.

 

February 25, 2018:        Lifeguard Performance Test (standard lifeguard test items)

 

February 28, 2018:        Tentative interview with Management

 

May 5 or 19, 2018:         Tentative start work date – training in San Francisco

 

May 20, 2018:                 Arrival at camp  (Saturday and Sunday are mandatory work days – the two off days will be scheduled during the remainder of the week.)

 

September 10, 2018:    Conclusion of camp assignment

Minimum Qualifications

1.     Possession of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in Recreation, Physical Education or a related field; AND

2. Two (2) years of full-time experience as a swimming instructor and lifeguard. This experience must include a minimum of one (1) year as a lifeguard and six (6) months as a swimming instructor.

SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute the required education, on a year-for-year basis, with additional qualifying experience as a swimming instructor and lifeguard. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester/45 quarter units.

CERTIFICATION:
This position requires current possession and maintenance of all of the following certifications, or the equivalent of:

1. Lifeguarding issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent certified issuing agency.

2. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent certified issuing agency.

3. Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent certified issuing agency.

4. Title 22 – First Aid for Public Safety Personnel issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent certified issuing agency (can be gained after appointment).

5. Water Safety Instructor issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent certified issuing Agency or Fitness Professional issued by the Aquatic Exercise Association or equivalent certified issuing agency.

6.  Aquatic Technician, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator issued by National Recreation and Park Association or the National Swimming Pool Foundation (appointees have six (6) months from the date of hire to obtain this certificate requirement if not possessed at time of hire).

Note: All applicants are required to submit copies of the required certifications during the time of application. The documentation can be uploaded with the application. If you are unable to upload the required documents, you can scan and email the materials to RPD_Recruitment@sfgov.org, Attn:  3213 Recruitment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

*Waterfront Certificate by American Red Cross (ARC) or qualifying equivalent agency (can be gained after appointment)

* Water Safety Instructor Trainer issued by American Red Cross (ARC), Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) issued by American Red Cross (ARC)  or equivalent and/or Aquatic Fitness Professional issued by Aquatic Exercise Association or Dive Instructor certification issued by NAUI or equivalent  

* Possession of a valid CA Driver’s License

*Must be available to work at least 95% of the Camp Season (mid-May to September 10, 2018)

 NOTES

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

 

Qualifying education must be verified by copy of diploma or transcripts showing coursework completed. Information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.  

Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement (TEX-3213-067039)
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Lilli Ann Bobila, by telephone at 415.831.2731, or by email at lilliann.bobila@sfgov.org.

Selection Plan

Applicants will be screened for relevant qualifying experience.  Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented to determine candidates’ qualifications.  Only those candidates most qualified will be invited for an interview.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Conclusion

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Amended: 2/16/18

Issued:  2/8/2018
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 067039
REC/ LB/ (415) 831-2731

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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