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Youth Employment

LIFEGUARDS

NATURE OF WORK: To monitor activities and ensure the safety of swimmers at aquatic facilities. Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, extended hours varied work schedules, and responding to customer issues. SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION SUBJECT TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING ACCORDING TO CITY POLICY.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No specific educational requirement; one (1) year experience as a lifeguard; classes in basic chemistry, and water safety instructor training is preferred. Lifeguard training, and Standard First Aid and CPR certification must be obtained prior to being hired. Must be 16 years of age at the time of hire; first consideration will be given to those that are 18 years of age or older. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.


STUDENT RECREATION AIDES

NATURE OF WORK: Participates in providing recreational programs and activities to the public in safe, fun, healthy, and inviting environments. Position involves competing demands , performing multiple tasks, working afternoon, evening, and weekends, and responding to customers issues. Position is part-time, temporary, non-exempt. Work hours will vary based on work assignment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled in High School, at least sixteen (16) years of age, and either a junior or senior (11th or 12th grades) at the start of the fall school year with a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Proof of age, GPA and enrollment status must be provided at time of hire.


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YOUTH SERVICES MONITOR

NATURE OF WORK: To supervise elementary aged after school and summer program activities to safely meet the recreation needs of the community. Program hours are 2:15pm - 5:45pm Monday - Friday when public school is in progress; hours vary during the summer months. Position may include evenings, weekends and extended hours on special event days. SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION SUBJECT TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING ACCORDING TO CITY POLICTY

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to a high school diploma plus six (6) months supervisory experience in recreational activities. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Valid drivers license required. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City policy. Standard First Aid and CPR certification must be obtained within 60 days from date of hire.