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TOWN OF BRANFORD POSTING

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT




 

CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE POSITION OF

Water Safety Instructor

Parks and Recreation

 

Date of Notice:  April 3, 2017
$12.00-$13.00 per hour

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

 

Essential Functions:

Under close supervision of the Aquatic Swim Instructor Supervisor, the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) plans, organizes and provides quality swimming and water safety instruction at the Walsh Intermediate School Pool.   Individual will plan and organize class teaching outlines, methods, and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Aquatics Instructor Supervisor, and the American Red Cross Swimming Program.  Organizes and directs activities of assigned swimmers in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all students. Insures that all students are registered properly prior to the beginning class thru the Branford Recreation Department office, and are thoroughly involved with the learning development of each participant.  Establishes a positive public relations with parents/guardians of class students helping them recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements.  The WSI will complete and submit records and documentation of completed lessons to the Aquatics Instructor Supervisor and the American Red Cross offices.  Candidates will work with the Aquatics Swim Instructor Supervisor  on an on-going basis to upgrade, improve, and refine individual teaching skills related to teaching effective swimming lessons to various age groups and various skill levels.

 

Minimum Required Qualification:

Certified in First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer, valid and current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification.  Candidate must possess outstanding aquatic skills, the ability to demonstrate an outgoing and customer –friendly personality and positive character traits, the ability to communicate effectively with children and adults and the ability to remain alert, attentive and responsible at all times.



 Selection Guidelines:

100% Training and Experience Assessment

The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position.

The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date, and the qualified candidates will be considered for the same or similar positions which may become available during this timeframe.

All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense.

The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring.  Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.

 

APPLICATION FORMS AND POSITION DESCRIPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

BRANFORD TOWN HALL, SECOND FLOOR

1019 MAIN STREET, PO BOX 150

BRANFORD, CT 06405

(203) 483-3996

(APPLICATIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN OF BRANFORD WEBSITE)

THE TOWN OF BRANFORD IS DEDICATED TO DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT