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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/14/21

Applications Due11/30/21

Vacancy ID92815

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleChief Lifeguard

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitPSNU - Professional Services Negotiating Unit (UUP)

Salary RangeFrom $20.60 to $20.60 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 90%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Hours Per Week 36


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12233

Minimum Qualifications Possess current certification in Lifeguarding with CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Waterfront Skill.
Vision requirement: Minimum of 20/70 uncorrected vision in both eyes and be correctable to 20/40. Candidates tested at a vision level below 20/40 in either one or both eyes must correct to a minimum of 20/40 with 20/20 preferred.
For Appointment: Must pass a practical exam in Lifesaving and CPR skills. Submit a current doctor's certification that you are physically capable of performing lifeguarding duties.

Duties Description Will be responsible for conducting lifeguard testing and training across the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserve. Lifeguard testing includes weekend work and travel. Will be responsible for providing training to lifeguard staff including CPR/AED mandates, Bloodborne Pathogen training, emergency action protocol, spinal management, as well as DEC regulations. Will also be responsible for staffing and recruiting of lifeguard personnel as well as conducting inspections for DEC beaches. Will prepare reports, make recommendations, and will take immediate corrective action where hazards exists. Maintains files for all DEC beaches that will include inspection reports, Emergency Action Plans, beach layout maps and updating and revising the Water Safety Manual. Ordering, inventorying uniforms and other recreation program administrative duties.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overnight travel may be required.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration through 3/31/22. Program needs and funding will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to date listed. Actual work schedule, duties, and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #21-470 on your resume or it may not be accepted.

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