Aquatics - Water Fit Instructor - Certified

  • Type:Temporary
  • Posted Date:09/17/2018

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • PRCS Specialist Band IV 
  • Positions in this band have considerable technical prerequisites.  Work tasks require knowledge, skills, and abilities typically obtained through education and/or certification programs. 

Work Schedule

  • Less than 233 hours per quarter and may be year round or 233 hours or more in a quarter with a maximum of six months employment.

Essential Functions & Tasks

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaches Water Fitness courses.
  • For Water Safety courses; under direction, teaches Water Safety Aid, Water Safety Instructor, 
  • Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED, and/or First Aid courses
  • Organizes supplies and equipment necessary for instruction and plans the instruction schedule.
  • Assists in providing inclusive environment and accommodating participants with special needs.
  • Performs record keeping activities for water fitness instructional courses. 

Working Conditions

  • Conveys and exchanges verbal and written information. 
  • Walking, standing, sitting and instructing aquatic lessons.
  • Walking on various surfaces including uneven ground that may be slippery.
  • Work may be performed outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. 
  • Lifting, moving or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds for short distances.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Age: 16 
  • Certifications:
    • Water Fitness Classes require Water Fitness Certification
    • Water Safety Classes require Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Training Instructor and /or Instructor Trainer.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience:  One year paid water safety and/or swimming instruction.
  • Certifications: CPR/AED, Certified Pool Instructor

A completed City of Reno Employment Application is required. Applications may be submitted on-line. Employment applications are also available at PRCS facilities.

For more information call the PRCS Administration Office 334-2260.

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