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Lifeguard, DCNR (Pine Grove Furnace State Park)

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Gardners
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Lifeguard, DCNR (Pine Grove Furnace State Park)Print (ApplyLifeguard, DCNR (Pine Grove Furnace State Park)Salary$13.41 - $14.52 HourlyLocationCumberland County, PAJob TypeCivil Service Seasonal Full-TimeDepartmentDepartment of Conservation & Natural ResourcesJob NumberR-2021-84655-20094Closing4/26/2021 11:59 PM EasternJob Code20094Position Number053621Bargaining UnitU981Pay GroupST01Bureau/Division Code6310Bureau/DivisionPine Grove Furnace State ParkWorksite Address1100 Pine Grove RoadCityGardners, PAZip Code17324Contact NameElaine FoorContact POSITIONWould you like to have a good paying summer job located outdoors performing duties as a Lifeguard at a lake? Are you a mature person who can be responsible for the lives of other's ensuring the swimming rules and regulations are enforced? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of State Parks, is looking for responsible persons to fill their Lifeguard positions during the summer season. Interested parties, please continue reading.Hours of work are typically 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. but may vary. Works weekends and holidays; 37.5 hours/week - 7 day operation. There are "no benefits". This is a seasonal position. DESCRIPTION OF WORKPerforms public safety work patrolling, observing, directing, and monitoring a swimming area at a State Park to maintain order and to ensure visitor safety. Scan swimming area to prevent accidents and be prepared to respond to visitors in the event of an emergency.Enforce compliance with the Bureau of State Parks' swimming rules and regulations following prescribed guidelines and procedures. Provide assistance to park patrons and explain park rules and regulations.Inspect the condition of buoys, floats, ropes, first aid equipment and supplies, and other safety equipment to ensure it is in proper operating condition. Inspect swimming area, checking for unsafe conditions to ensure they are safe for public use. Essential Functions: Vigilantly monitor pool/waterways for extend length of timeRecognize swimmers in distressPerforms rescues and administers emergency care and assessment as trained and necessary.Communicate effectively with general public and DCNR personnelSatisfactorily complete Bureau of State Parks Lifeguard AssessmentParticipate in orientation/training sessions for LifeguardsReact quickly and calmly in emergencyUnderstand, explain, and enforce Bureau/Park policies, rules, and regulationsMaintains Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certifications for approved vendors.Clean and maintain assigned work areas REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITYIn order to be eligible for this position, you must:Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the LIFEGUARD (ONLINE EXAM) (posting and follow the directions provided. You must meet the PA residency requirement (. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link (and click on Residency.Be able to perform essential job functionsSPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees must obtain a valid Lifeguard Certification issued by the American Red Cross, YMCA, United States Lifesaving Association, or other authority recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Health within 14 days of employment.All employees must obtain valid certifications in standard first aid and adult, child, and infant CPR within 14 days of employment.Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to click the Veterans Preference tab or contact us at Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.Health & WellnessWe offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.Work/Life BalanceWe understand that there is more to life than work and we want you to enjoy it!For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.Career DevelopmentWe want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.Other RewardsCommonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go toclick on the benefits box.Eligibility rules apply.0120094 - Have you received a score for Lifeguard? If yes, please enter your score below. If no, you must first apply toLIFEGUARD (ONLINE EXAM) ( and receive your score before applying to this vacancy posting.Required QuestionAgencyCommonwealth of PennsylvaniaAddress613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120Website

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