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Between $66 and
$80
Per Day
Position range in Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA MSA $25k - $31k Per Day
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Senior Camp Aquatics Leader City of Sacramento Occupation: Recreation Workers
Location: Sacramento, CA - 95814 Positions available: 1
Job #: 17682999
Updated: 6/4/2021 Expires: 6/21/2021
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THE POSITION

 



PLEASE NOTE: Employment dates for this position are from May to August, possibly September. Although this recruitment has multiple-cutoffs, only one application needs to be submitted. If duplicate applications are submitted, only one application will be accepted.


NON-CAREER PART-TIME/SEASONAL


DEFINITION
Under general supervision, monitor open water recreation, perform river and beach rescues, and provide emergency medical treatment; may also supervise, coordinate, and lead athletics, nature, music, or arts and crafts activities at Camp Sacramento.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Direction is provided by a higher-level position.  Senior Camp Aquatics Leaders may provide lead direction to Camp Recreation Leaders, Camp Aides and/or volunteer staff.


DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Employees in this classification are non-career. Incumbents can work up to 1040 hours per year.  The Senior Camp Aquatics Leader is distinguished from the Camp Recreation Leader in that the former is responsible for performing lifeguard duties that include guarding an open water area in addition to leading activities at Camp Sacramento.  The Senior Camp Aquatics Leader is distinguished from the Camp Program Director in that the Camp Program Director is responsible for the administration of all camp group activities.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical for this classification.  Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed.

  • Monitor and maintain observation of swimmers in a river and designated section of a beach; respond to calls for help or signs of distress from camp residents.
  • Protect and warn the public of beach and water hazards; provide emergency response to water and beach areas including emergency rescues, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Plan, organize, and lead hikes for participants in areas surrounding Camp Sacramento.
  • Interact positively with elementary aged youth, adolescents, and adults.
  • Lead and direct recreation activities for all ages.
  • Inventory, maintain, clean, and organize recreation, activity, and rescue supplies and equipment; recommend replacement of supplies and equipment, as necessary.
  • Lead softball, volleyball, basketball, and other camp team sports; officiate camp athletic events.
  • Organize and lead tournaments for all ages, such as ping pong, pool, etc.
  • Clean and maintain all athletic facilities and surrounding areas.
  • Develop arts and crafts activities and lead the instruction of these activities; lead kiln firings.
  • Assist with music related events/shows, camp fires, dances, and movie activities.
  • Oversee auditions and organize acts for camp talent show.
  • Follow all staff policies and procedures.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Perform related dues as required.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Water safety and rescue techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of Sierra flora and fauna.
  • Arts and crafts.
  • Outdoor safety awareness.
  • Softball, volleyball, basketball, and other team sport rules.
  • Principles of customer service.

Ability to:
  • Swim in adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Meet and maintain physical endurance requirements.
  • Maintain constant focus and observation of an assigned area for persons in distress and hazardous conditions, assess situation, and take appropriate action. 
  • Perform first aid and CPR.
  • Remain calm and quickly adopt effective course of action in emergency situations.
  • Lead group hikes of various levels of difficulty.
  • Lead, assist, and participate in recreational activities and programs.
  • Be flexible.
  • Speak in front of large groups.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
  • Read, write, and speak the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

Experience:

Three (3) months of experience leading recreation aquatic activities or serving as a lifeguard.


AND


Possession of or ability to obtain: 1) First Aid certificate or other designated agency that meets the California State Codes for Ocean Lifeguards; 2) CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificate; and, 3) Waterfront Lifeguard certification.


Training to meet the CPR, First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguard certification requirements will be provided for successful candidates. 


SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS


Age:
Must be at least 18 years old by time of appointment.


Assessments:
Must successfully pass a physical and criminal background check.


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Location/Work Site Information
Address: 915 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Work At Home option:   No
Public Transportation Accessible:   No
Location/Work Site Industry (NAICS):   (902000)
Cost of Living:   View cost of living information based on this location


Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $66.12 - $80.00 Day DOE (Depends on Experience) Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Part Time (Less than 30 Hours) Job Duration: 4 - 150 Days Type of Job: Seasonal
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Work Experience
Minimum Experience Required: 3 months

Work Experience Requirements on Advertised Jobs

This section shows the minimum required work experience requested by employers on job openings and green jobs advertised online for Recreation Workers in Sacramento County, CA on June 18, 2021 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
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Experience Job Openings Percentage of Job Openings Green Job Count Percentage of Green Jobs Percentage of Job Openings Percentage of Green Jobs
Not Specified 11 31.43% 0 0.00% N/A N/A
Entry Level 11 31.43% 0 0.00% 45.83% 0.00%
Less than 1 year 9 25.71% 0 0.00% 37.50% 0.00%
1 Year to 2 Years 4 11.43% 0 0.00% 16.67% 0.00%
The most common minimum experience requirement on jobs advertised online for Recreation Workers in Sacramento County, CA on June 18, 2021 is Entry Level with 31.43% of the total jobs posted by employers. The second most common requirement is Less than 1 year with 25.71% of the total jobs posted by employers. The third most common requirement is 1 Year to 2 Years with 11.43% of the total jobs posted by employers. There were 11 job openings advertised online that did not specify a minimum experience requirement.
There were 11 job openings advertised online that did not specify a minimum experience requirement
Source: Online advertised jobs data

Education and Training
Skills Required
Other Skills
Special Software/Hardware skills needed: No
Other specific skills required: Possession of or ability to obtain: 1) First Aid certificate or other designated agency that meets the California State Codes for Ocean Lifeguards; 2) CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificate; and, 3) Waterfront Lifeguard certification.


Training to meet the CPR, First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguard certification requirements will be provided for successful candidates.


Specialized Job Requirements
Test Requirement: No test required - Drug Testing/Screening,Background Checks
Driver's License Required: Yes, Operator License.
Minimum Age Requirement: 18. Reason for Age Requirement: Special Program/Category.

Occupation Information
Occupation:
  Recreation Workers
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Jobs Available

This section shows the number of job openings and green jobs advertised online in Sacramento County, CA for Recreation Workers and for the related occupational group of Personal Care and Service Occupations on June 18, 2021 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
Occupation Job Openings Green Job Count
Recreation WorkersOccupation is in National High Growth industry 35 0
Personal Care and Service OccupationsGreen Occupation 352 1
Occupation is in National High Growth industry | Green Occupation
There were 35 job openings and 0 green jobs advertised online in Sacramento County, CA for Recreation Workers on June 18, 2021. There are also 352 job openings and 1 green jobs advertised online for the related occupation group of Personal Care and Service Occupations in Sacramento County, CA on June 18, 2021.
Source: Online advertised jobs data

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