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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $32,029.92 to  $46,311.84  PAY GRADE: 25
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Seasonal, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: State Parks
Location: Lake Tahoe, Zephyr Cove, Incline Village
Job Class Code: 01.918
Announcement Number: 33959
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/05/2018
Close Date: 05/31/2018
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Lifeguards maintain visitor safety on assigned beaches and waterfront areas, respond to emergency situations, provide visitor services, patrol beaches on foot, and maintain a clean waterfront area.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
Under the general direction of higher level Park staff the seasonal Lifeguard II/Head Lifeguard manages the operation of the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park beach. The Head Lifeguard trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel, prepares and reviews incident reports, collects data and maintains related records. The incumbent also maintains visitor safety on assigned beach and waterfront areas, responds to emergency and rescue situations, provides visitor services, patrols beaches on foot to observe behaviors and reports unsafe practices and hazards, and maintains a clean waterfront area. The Head Lifeguard utilizes lifesaving techniques, equipment and watercraft, administers first aid and/or CPR, gives directions and information, explains and enforces park rules and regulations, resolves disputes between park visitors and refers visitors to appropriate sources of information. The incumbent participates in training sessions, practices rescue techniques and life saving skills, refines water safety techniques and maintains watercraft and emergency medical and rescue equipment. Supervises and/or participates in waterfront maintenance, pick up trash and uses hand tools to groom the beach and reports clean-up problems.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of lifeguard experience; OR one year of experience as a Lifeguard I in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification issued by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, National Registry of Emergency Technicians, or out-of-state equivalent may be substituted for six months experience at the Lifeguard II (Seasonal) level.
Special Requirements
    Applicants must possess and maintain a current Red Cross Lifeguarding Certificate at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
    Applicants must successfully pass a swim test as a condition of employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Skills Required
    Customer Service
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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