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Job opening: Recreation Aid/Assistant-Life Guard

Salary: $15 - 16 per hour
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Intermittent
Incumbent provides lifeguard duties; is responsible for safeguarding the lives of persons at the assigned work area; assists with Aquatic training, education, and general support at the installation. This position is opened to the local commuting area of Panama City, FL.


Responsible as a swimming pool lifeguard to perform rescue work, promptly renders CPR or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary. Supervises swimmers for safety and crowd control. Enforces safety and pool regulations. Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor. Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports. Responsible for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the pool areas. Responsible for vacuuming, skimming, and routine pool maintenance. May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards. May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks. May check I.D. cards for authorized patrons and collect usage fees, if applicable. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
  • Must meet federal suitability requirements including successful completion of background investigation.
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, without a fixed schedule. When outdoors sun and eye irritation exposure may occur.
  • Irregular working hours may be required to include early shift, late shift, evenings, weekends and holidays when the need arises.
  • Wearing of protective clothing and equipment may be required as situations warrant.
  • May be required to lift and carry swimmers varying in weight and size.
  • Must be ready to respond to emergency situations at all times.
  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures
  • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National.
  • A valid State driver's license is required to operate government motor vehicles.
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.


In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization. One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Six months experience as a pool lifeguard preferred. Must have an approved and current nationally recognized certification as a lifeguard as well as basic first aid and CPR certification. In addition, skill in the use and maintenance of pool equipment is desired. Dexterity to handle a person in the water who may panic or be unconscious. Understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers. Ability to use equipment to take pool readings. National and state background checks are required for positions that involve working with youth programs. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration. ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING WELL OR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility. PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE. RELOCATION AUTHORIZED NO Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. https://www.sss.gov/register/ Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program. Social Security Card is required. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check. A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal. NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.


This position does not have a positive education requirement, but does require the following:

Lifeguard Training Certification, current/not expired

CPR for the Professional Certification, current/not expired

Standard First Aid by the American Red Cross or equivalent Certification , current/not expired

Certifications must be up-loaded with application/resume.


  • Address NSA Panama City 101 Vernon Ave Bldg 468 Panama City, FL 32407-7018 US
  • Name: Betty Garner
  • Phone: 850-235-5737
  • Email: [email protected]


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