General Statement of Duties:

Under direct supervision,
primary work is to collect fees and admit patrons to pool. Perform
responsible pool duties ensuring the safety of patrons in the pool and
pool deck area on an as needed basis. Work will include nights,
weekends and on call for special events and/or emergencies.


Essential Functions:

(Essential functions, as
defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This
list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing
of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Examples of Work: (Illustrative Only)


  • Operates electronic cash register.
  • Collects admission fees to pool and assists pool management in preparing daily deposits.
  • Maintains daily attendance records as directed by pool management.
  • Distributes basket numbers and supervises the basket room.
  • Mans a lifeguard station during specified times in order to maintain the safety of all persons at the pool site.
  • Works as a walking guard to patrol the pool area.
  • Teaches swimming lessons of various levels to a variety of age groups.
  • Assists in the supervision of special activities and pool parties.
  • Cleans restrooms, pool, decks and grounds.
  • Tests water for chemical balance and vacuum the pool.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

of general Parks and Recreation operating policies and procedures;
Knowledge of modern first aid techniques and water safety; Ability to
assist in the planning, organizing, and coordination of pool activities
and events; Ability to follow directions; Skill in performing a
clerical functions and basic math skills; Skill in establishing and
maintaining effective working relationships with department staff and
the general public; Skill in performing basic facility maintenance.

Acceptable Experience and Training:

Must be a minimum
age of 16; a current Red Cross Certification in lifesaving; WSI (Water
Safety Instructor) certification is preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Task involves frequent walking,
standing; some lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12-20
lbs.);  and occasional heavy weight (100 lbs plus); and/or the
operation of hand tools in which manipulative skills and hand-eye
coordination are important ingredients of safe and/or productive

Environmental Requirements:

Task will require occasional exposure to adverse environmental conditions (heat, rain, cold).

Sensory Requirements:

Task requires color perception and
discrimination. Task requires sound perception and discrimination. Task
requires depth perception and discrimination. Task requires visual
perception and discrimination. Task requires oral communications

Reasonable Accommodation(s):

accommodation(s) if needed will be provided for the employee to perform
the required job with adequate strength, dexterity, coordination and
visual acuity and in a manner that does not pose a direct threat to the
health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

Applications may be downloaded at  or obtained from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development at 1140 East Center Street Kingsport, TN 37660.

Submit complete applications to the above physical address.

Positions open until filled.

Summer programs run May thru August 2010