Recreation Aide/Surf-Lifeguard Trainee, Gateway National Recreation Area (Sandy Hook & Other Locations)
|Job Title:||Recreation Aide/Surf-Lifeguard Trainee, Gateway National Recreation Area (Sandy Hook & Other Locations)|
This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The first cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), January 22, 2021.
Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 hours in a service year may be terminated/extended based on management needs. The typical season is end of April to end of September, but can vary due to weather, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: May 2021.
Locations: Staten Island, NY, Sandy Hook NJ, Neponsit, NY
Under guidance of a surf-lifeguard supervisor, lead or authorized designate, the incumbent will acquire proficiency in the performance of the following tasks: surveillance of activities of park visitors recreating on the beach; maintain lifeguard equipment; monitor weather, tide, ocean current and other related conditions; rescue swimmers in distress; provide urgent first-aid.
You must be able to pass the surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must pass all parts of the test - includes the following: Swim 550 yards continuously in less than 10 minutes using a swimming stroke performed on the front only; and Run 1.25 miles continuously in less than 12 minutes. All applicants will be tested upon entry on duty.
Salary: $32,123 per year
All applicants must apply through USAJobs.Gov Apply earlier the better. Link will take applicant directly to position.
To apply: Go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/587442000