Company: Oakland County Michigan
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 6, 2021
$15.02 - $17.69 Hourly
Multiple Park Locations, MI
Parks and Recreation
Red Oaks-Madison Heights
Work outdoors at a fun, and safe, place this summer.
Oakland County Parks and Recreation provides daily health
check-ins, personal protection equipment and training. Most work
assignments are outdoors.
Under direct supervision of the Seasonal Program Specialist oversee
and coordinate front line employee groups in the day to day
operations of the waterpark including customer satisfaction,
employee task assignment, cleanliness of concessions facility and
overall park and safety of guests and employees.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is
not provided at the time of application:
1. Must be at least 16 years old for waterparks and 18 years old
for beaches and pass the four-day mandatory unpaid International
Lifeguard Training Program that includes passing a three-part exam:
physical condition, written and a hands-on practical test.
- Thoroughly documented work history
- The application is incomplete in ANY
NOTE: The parks' pre-employment swim test and the International
Lifeguard Training Program are provided free by the Oakland County
Parks. Training consists of two weekends, generally in April or
May. Applicants must attend all four days and pass a written and
practical test to complete training. Successful completion of
training does not guarantee employment with Oakland County Parks
2. Three (3) months experience working, as a lifeguard in an
aquatic facility, waterpark, or other amusement park setting.
3. Must be proficient in and able to communicate effectively and
verbally in the English language.
4. Pass the employment physical established for this
To test-out at the end of class a candidate must:
- Meet the prerequisite and physical requirements outlined
- Attend all classes for session signed up for
- Complete a workbook that is provided on the first day of
Complete the basic workbook that follows along with the book
in one week.
- A copy of the book is provided to the candidates to use during
- Only candidates that pass the class and are hired by OCPR or
pay for their certification are issued a textbook to keep.
- Practical test-out: Must complete practical tests on CPR, First
Aid, Spinals, Rapids and Saves.
- Written test-out: Pass ILTP written examination with 80% or
You are required to include your work experience in the Work
Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have
previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your
work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.
Attached resumes will not be reviewedor considered. Please
review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position
and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work
experience question; and note that only related work experience
will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment
history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per
week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.
If assigned to a youth recreational program, prior to
employment, candidates will be required to provide Parks &
Recreation with documentation from the Michigan Department of Human
Services (previously called Family Independence Agency) that they
have not been named in a central registry case as the perpetrator
of child abuse or child neglect. In addition, applicants being
considered for hire will be asked to sign a form authorizing Parks
& Recreation to request and receive a criminal history check in
accordance with the privacy act of 1974.
Applicants for positions at Parks & Recreation will not be
considered if they have been convicted of either of the
a) Child Abuse or Neglect.
(b) A felony involving harm or threatened harm to an individual
within the 10 years immediately preceding the date of hire.
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