City Of Tampa

Department of Human Resources



APPLY AT: City of Tampa
Employment Services
    City Hall, 2nd Floor, corner of
    Kennedy Blvd. and Florida Avenue
    306 E. Jackson St., Tampa, FL 33602
HOURS: 8 AM – 5 PM, Mon. thru Fri.
TELEPHONE: …813/274-8911
    “Job News” Line…274-8115
FAX: 813/274-8913
    Equal Opportunity Employer-F/M/H/V

Aquatics Leader II
FLSA: Hourly

(018) $13.29 - $18.91 an hour     $27,643.20 - $39,332.80 a year

JOB CODE: 110200

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will be responsible for overseeing activities and enforcing safety rules at a municipal swimming facility.

Considerable knowledge of: lifesaving principles and practices; water safety techniques and use of rescue equipment; first aid procedures.
Some knowledge of: water filtration equipment and operating procedures; basic records keeping.
Ability to: monitor the work of other employees; instruct others in swimming and lifesaving methods; enforce rules and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; react quickly, calmly and rationally in emergencies; maintain records and compile reports; communicate and interact effectively with the general public; perform duties requiring physical strength and endurance.
Skill in: the operation and maintenance of lifesaving equipment; swimming and lifesaving procedures.

QUALIFICATIONSGraduation from an accredited high school and completion of one (1) year of college with reasonable experience in aquatics or recreation operations, including maintenance and training tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Current nationally certified First Aid, CPR
  • Current Lifeguarding Certificates
  • Valid Florida driver's license.

    EXAMINATION: Evaluation of training and experience.

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of May 14, 2014. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to

    4-30-14 (110200)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 5/14/2014 will not be processed.

    This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.