Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Part Time
Last Updated: 2/12/2020
Closing Date: 3/27/2020
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description GATE ATTENDANT #2122020-1
Greet patrons and collect and maintain fees; provide information about pool rules and regulations; assist in emergency situations and in daily opening and closing duties of staff; must have experience interacting with public and able to do so effectively with knowledge of pool rules. This position requires weekend and holiday work. Customer service skills, cash handling, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification are all preferred.   Hourly rate $9.50-10.00 based on experience.
Responsible for monitoring the pool facilities and surrounding areas for potential hazards and unsafe conditions, providing first aid to patrons and maintains cleanliness of pool facilities. Provides constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.  Provide public relations, reports hazards; complete logs and reports and all other duties as necessary or required.  This position requires weekend and holiday work.  Must have ability to meet emergencies and remain calm; must be alert to danger and stress safety; possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate or have class scheduled, hiring will be with the understanding that you successfully complete the class. Water Safety Instruction Certification preferred.  Hourly rate $10.50-$11.50 based on experience.
Supervises campers and groups as well as teaching and planning of daily camp activities; takes attendance; completes and maintains daily and weekly reports; maintains discipline and requires safety; must be able to motivate campers and maintain enthusiasm; possess leadership skills; ability to initiate, plan, organize and develop programs and lesson plans; Must be at least 16 years of age; have knowledge and/or previous experience with camps and classroom settings; be able to work well with children and parents; American Red Cross First Aid and CPR training preferred. Hourly rate $9.50 - $10.00 based on experience.
Under supervision of Programs Supervisor, supervises and evaluates recreation programming for a comprehensive summer day camp program; schedules daily camp activities, field trips and special events; supervises and evaluates camp staff; supervises purchasing, issuance, use, care, and maintenance of all supplies and equipment; maintains records; collects reports and submits to supervisor.  American Red Cross First Aid and CPR training preferred; leadership skills; ability to motivate staff; skills in community organization and human relations; leadership skills.  Prefer the supervisor be at least 21 years of age and possess related education and/or experience.  Recreation or camp experience preferred; supervisory experience preferred.  Hourly rate $10.50-$11.50 based on experience.
Please call Montgomery County Parks and Recreation with any questions at 540-382-6975. Applications must be received by Friday, March 27, 2020 to be considered. Interested candidates should apply online at  For more information call or to request application assistance for disabilities, contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007.
Montgomery County, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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