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Position Title:

AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN *REVISED COPY

Department:Information and Communication Services (ICS)
Salary:$42,767 - $67,561
Apply Until:August 19, 2015
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Job Summary:
Job Summary: Under general supervision, provides first level support for the operation, administration and maintenance of a wide variety of audio-visual equipment and surveillance cameras. Inspects and performs emergency and limited repairs on such equipment. Provides technical assistance in the purchase, installation and utilization of equipment. Screens requisitions for repair of audio-visual equipment, surveillance cameras, and inspects repaired equipment on its return from outside service dealers. Assists in the inspection of permanent and portable audio-visual and public address installations, surveillance cameras, and recommends as to the repair or replacement of same. Assists in making emergency installations and repairs on equipment. Assists in the preparation of specifications for the purchase of audio-visual equipment, parts and supplies. Provides technical advice, support and assistance in the planning for and utilization of the Chatham County Public Education and Government Channel (PEG), and other specialized equipment and operations including, but not limited to: programming, scheduling, taping, editing, meetings and special events, creating announcements and operating and maintaining hardware and software associated with the production of programming. Instructs and demonstrates the proper use of all types of audio-visual equipment and surveillance cameras.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree supplemented by three (3) years’ experience in audio visual systems, surveillance cameras, hardware and software troubleshooting; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

CLERICAL ASSISTANT II (Temporary)

Department:Voter Registration
Salary:$ 10.38/Hourly
Apply Until:Until filled
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Job Summary:
Under close supervision, performs routine clerical tasks including filing, data entry, processing absentee ballot applications, checking voter registration applications, typing, and answering the phones. Provides courteous customer service both in person and on the phone assisting customers. Performs other clerical and administrative tasks as required. Duties will be performed on a part-time basis in support of absentee early/advance voting and may involve shift work and weekend work, approximately four (4) to eight (8) hours per day between (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years clerical experience desired. Operating knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required. Possess ability to lift and carry approx. 20 lbs., bend and stoop. Must be able to work well under stressful situations and time constraints. Must be very detail oriented. Must be able to perform accurate data entry. 30 wpm typing test required. Clerical Testing Required. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. Additional testing will be conducted by the Department during the interview /selection / training process. Background investigation and drug screen required. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR I

Department:District Attorney
Salary:$37,564 - $59,029
Apply Until:August 12, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under direction, investigates criminal cases and alleged crimes under the jurisdiction of the District Attorney. Conducts interviews and interrogations, conducts searches and seizures, gives testimony and assists other law enforcement agencies. Assists in preparing the strongest possible cases.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminal Investigation, Law Enforcement or closely related field, supplemented by two (2) or more years of law enforcement or investigative experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Working knowledge of the court system. Possess good communication skills and working knowledge of modern computer software. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to function in a variety of environments. Must be a Police Officer currently certified by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council for the state of Georgia (POST). Valid driver’s license required. Must pass drug screening and criminal history records check. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR - SHERIFF

Department:Sheriff
Salary:$30,397 - $48,025
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs responsible administrative work to support the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office in coordinating the dissemination of criminal history information and professional customer service to the public. Provides customer service to county residents regarding criminal histories, records restrictions, fingerprinting, and raffle licenses. Performs maintenance of criminal history records and fingerprints. Organizes, prioritizes and assigns work to clerical support staff; monitors work flow and reviews work assignments. Serves as contact for computer operation problems and resolutions. Provides training to staff and interns. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by three (3) years experience in business administration, business management, or customer service; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must be able to complete GCIC certification within two weeks of employment. 25 wmp typing test required. CLERICAL TESTING REQUIRED. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

DEPUTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Department:Jail ***Updated Copy***
Salary:$31,105 minimum
Apply Until:Continuous
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs law enforcement and public safety work in the custody and security of jail inmates. Position requires close physical contact with inmates and direct contact with the public. Position is one of possible high stress and verbal and/or physical confrontations. Position requires that the candidate should be able to respond to any location within the jail by running. Position requires that the candidate should be able to successfully rescue an unconscious/injured officer by moving them to a safe location. Position also requires lifting (at times heavy). Written reports and mathematical calculations are required. Communication skills are critical to performance of duties. Candidates must be able to follow written and verbal directions, and work different shifts as assigned. Candidates must be able to perform multiple tasks successfully under different degrees of circumstances. The Chatham County Sheriff's Department supervises inmates under the "Direct Supervision" concept. This requires candidates to work under conditions requiring direct contact and supervision of inmates for an entire shift. *Notice: A conditional written agreement is required for this position. Please use this application

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED (no online high school diplomas), supplemented by three (3) years work experience involving public contact; or equivalent combination of training and experience; ability to complete Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification for Jail and Peace Officer.  Valid driver's license; must be at least 20 years of age.  Physical ability to defend against inmate attack, ability to lift approx 20 lbs.; ability to push loaded carts; ability to climb stairs. Vision requirement must be 20/20 or 20/40 corrected.  Effective January 1, 2007, there is a physical agility test that is required by candidates for the position.  The agility test requires candidates to run 900 feet and to successfully drag a 160 pound dummy approx. 40 feet.  This is a one time entry level test. Special Requirements:  Must undergo physical psychological and psychometric tests, observed urinalysis drug screening and background investigation (charges involving drugs or moral turpitude may disqualify candidates), driver's history (a record of numerous traffic infractions or pattern of disregard for traffic laws may disqualify candidates), and credit check.  Must be able to successfully complete First Aid and CPR certification as required.  Applicants must submit copies of last seven (7) years driver's history for all states candidates possessed a license,  birth certificate, high school diploma or GED certificate, social security card, all applicable documentation of relevant training and DD214 long form if applicable, current marriage license and all divorce decrees, and dispositions of any arrests with application to be eligible for testing.  ANY INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  APPLICANTS MUST BE A US CITIZEN OR NATURALIZED WITH DOCUMENTATION. The Chatham County Sheriff's Department is a SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT.  Terms of conditional written agreement requires salary reimbursement for voluntary separation within two (2) years of completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy.

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Position Title:

EQUIPMENT MECHANIC IV

Department:Fleet Operations
Salary:$38,808 - $61,311
Apply Until:August 12, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs masters level diagnostics and mechanical repairs on all types of gasoline and diesel powered equipment, and their accessories. Specializes in trucks and equipment. May specialize in specific systems. May supervise other mechanics.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, and substantial vocational training in general equipment diagnostics and repair; six (6) years work experience as a journeyman level mechanic; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires normal vision and hearing and ability to lift or carry up to 100 lbs. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Valid Driver’s license. Must provide tools and wear steel toe safety shoes. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

FAMILY DEPENDENCY TREATMENT COURT COORDINATOR

Department:Juvenile Court
Salary:$47,143 - $74,485
Apply Until:Until filled
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Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, administers and coordinates all FDTC court services to ensure the program’s compliance with all court policies and procedures. Assists in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the assigned program to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness. Assists in docket development, community service coordination, development of community resources, and data collection. Maintains cooperative relationships with available treatment agencies, community organizations, and team members. Develops supervision policies for participants and agency coordination. Develops and provides education and community awareness. Writes grant proposals and maintains budgetary estimates and justifications. Acts as liaison between court and treatment providers. Creates, implements, and monitors graduated sanctions and incentives program for participants. Observes and completes drug screens on clients. Performs other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required, supplemented by three (3) years experience in Public Administration, Court Administration or Criminal Justice; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Postgraduate education and experience in accountability courts and child welfare preferred. Must possess working knowledge of grants including application for grants and management of grant funds. Possess working knowledge of the juvenile justice and child welfare system, courts, principles and techniques of office management, records control, data processing, and electronic information processing systems. Must be able to manage and direct the work of subordinates. Must be able to critically analyze system operations, production, work flow, and work simplification. Must be knowledgeable of addiction, alcoholism, and pharmacology. Must be knowledgeable of gender, age and cultural issues that impact the participant’s success. Must be able to maintain effective and confidential working relationships with associates, judges, county employees, attorneys, and the public. Possess effective teamwork and leadership skills. Must possess effective listening, oral and written communication skills. Must possess good problem solving, creativity, goal setting, and work measurement skills. Must be able to perform in stressful situations and exercise good judgement. Possess a valid driver’s license. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

JAIL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Re-Advertisement)

Department:Jail
Salary:$36,946 - $58,366 (Salary starts at minimum)
Apply Until:August 12, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, performs skilled and complex journeyman level maintenance and repair work in a variety of trades, including but not limited to electrical and electronic work, HVAC work, and plumbing. Works in close proximity to inmates.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma and trade school with four (4) years of journeyman level work experience in one or more of the skilled crafts; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to follow oral and written instruction. Ability to instruct others. Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. Experience in repair of commercial kitchen equipment is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid GA driver’s license. Must pass thorough background investigation. Special Requirements: Must be available for emergency/urgent recall, scheduled on call after normal working hours, and on a 24 hour basis on weekends and holidays. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

LEAD MAINTENANCE WORKER

Department:Public Works
Salary:$31,918 - $50,418
Apply Until:August 19, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general direction, supervises and performs skilled and complex journeyman level maintenance and repair work in one or more of the building and construction trades, may specialize in a particular craft such as painting, carpentry, masonry, cement finishing, concrete and pipe work, plumbing or a similar craft requiring specialized skills. Supervises a small crew of unskilled and semi-skilled workers assigned on a per job basis.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma, supplemented by trade school and four years of journeyman level work experience in one or more of the skilled crafts, including 2 years experience as a foreman/lead person or supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to efficiently function in an outdoor environment for extended period of time with exposure to varying weather condition, traffic, equipment and chemicals, solvents, etc. Ability to climb ladders and lift up to 75 lbs. Must submit to a Motor Vehicle and Criminal History record check. Possess a Class B Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger’s license within one (1) year of employment. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

LIFEGUARD (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center #6
Salary:$12.10 / Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Continuous
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, monitors the behavior and activity of patrons in the pool; provides a safe environment for swimming, enforces rules and guidelines of the Aquatic Center. Responds to emergency situations in a timely manner. Provides instruction to members. Participates in in-service training. Maintains daily logs. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of sixteen (16) years of age. No previous lifeguard experience necessary. Lifeguards must take and pass the StarGuard Training Course. Must be willing to learn and adhere to all related guidelines, rules and regulations and required training. Possess ability to provide instruction/training to patrons. Must be able to maintain good customer and employee relations. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

MAINTENANCE SERVICE WORKER

Department:Parks and Recreation
Salary:$22,984 - $36,292
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under close supervision, performs a variety of manual, unskilled duties of routine difficulty. Work includes general maintenance and construction, grading ditches, clearing land, digging drainage ditches, and assisting with building of manholes and headwalls. Laying asphalt, laying drainage pipe, and breaking up asphalt. Loading and unloading trucks. Clearing ditches and picking up dry trash. Includes night and weekend work in emergency situations. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of eighth grade or equivalent. Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and perform sustained physical labor, including heavy lifting and use of hand tools. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Valid driver’s license. Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger’s license within one (1) year of employment. Commercial driver's license and high school diploma or equivalent is preferred for promotion eligibility. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Department:Public Works and Park Services
Salary:$21,609 - $34,145
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance, construction, and/or repair work in street, drainage, park, bridge or other public areas within the county. Performs regular chemical herbicide applications to County road and drainage right-of-ways. Maintains records on work activities. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of eighth grade or equivalent. Demonstrated ability to read, write, understand, and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform physical labor. Ability to use and maintain hand tools. Ability to lift approx. 50 lbs. Ability to work in close areas, bend, and walk great distances. Ability to drive a truck with attached trailer. High school diploma or equivalent is preferred for promotion eligibility. Valid Georgia Driver's license required. Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger's License within one (1) year of employment. Some Public Works positions require ability to operate pavement breaker and cement mixer.

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Position Title:

MAINTENANCE WORKER II

Department:Public Works & Parks Services
Salary:$23,814 - $37,629
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under supervision, performs unskilled and semi-skilled work in general maintenance, construction and activities, including picking up dry trash, mowing, and repair work in neighborhood and community parks, sports complexes or other public areas within the County. May perform specialized maintenance repair work on hand tools. Includes night and weekend work in emergency situations. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED, supplemented by one (1) year experience in general maintenance or construction work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience Demonstrated ability to read, write, understand, and follow oral/written instructions. Ability to perform physical labor in varied weather conditions. Ability to use and maintain hand tools. Ability to drive truck with attached trailer. Ability to obtain GA Safety Council Flagger’s License within one (1) year of employment. Valid driver’s license required. Must be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License within one (1) year of employment. Employee required to provide and wear approved steel toe protective footwear during normal working hours. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Department:Information and Communication Services (ICS
Salary:$23,814 - $37,629
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of general clerical and administrative support duties including input of budget information, assisting with departmental scheduling of events, maintaining department files, petty cash fund maintenance, and operating technical office equipment for the Information and Communication Services (ICS) department. Performs data entry and word processing according to prescribed guidelines on an assigned project. Organizes and maintains an accurate and efficient inventory of departmental materials, including ordering, cataloging, salvaging, updating database, and filing, distributing, stocking, or processing materials as required. Assists with monitoring hardware and software purchases and support. Produces specialized reports for designated department personnel as requested. Provides backup support for the Help Desk, customer service representatives, or other related staff, including answering the telephone, providing requested assistance, if possible, routing calls to the appropriate destinations, and assisting the general public, as requested. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED, supplemented by two years of general clerical experience or office experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Must possess knowledge of good phone etiquette and practices. Must possess knowledge of accounting for minimal cash funds. Must possess knowledge of budget processes. Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language. CLERICAL TESTING REQUIRED. ALL TESTING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PRIOR TO SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

PROJECT MANAGER (ERP Implementation)

Department:Finance
Salary:$73,085 - $115,476
Apply Until:Until filled. (This is a full-time temporary position with an anticipated duration of two years.)
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Finance Director, assists all associated departments in the planning, conduct, supervision, and direction of the conversion and implementation of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for the Finance, Human Resources and Purchasing Departments of Chatham County Government. Directs, monitors, coordinates, researches, and evaluates special project activities. Oversees the launch of the completed financial management system. Provides or supervises the provision of training to end users. Ensures that technical manuals, protocols, and guidance are provided during implementation for proper documentation of processes, work flows, and system usage. Ensures appropriate project closure by conducting post-implementation evaluations and providing feedback to the Department/Division Heads and other appropriate stakeholders. Performs other work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Project Management, or a closely related field, supplemented by four years of experience working in a project management or planning capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience working in a State or local government is preferred. Requires experience using project management software, and experience in software conversions, upgrades or implementations. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent is preferred. Possess a valid Georgia State Driver’s License. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

SUPPORT SERVICES/MAPPING SUPERVISOR

Department:Board of Assessors
Salary:$49,480 - $78,189
Apply Until:August 5, 2015
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, manages, oversees, and supervises the maintenance, locating, identifying, and mapping of all County parcels in Chatham County utilizing the GIS (Geographic Information System) automated mapping system. Supervises staff in the maintenance and updating of the County’s mapping systems and processes utilizing the GIS automated mapping system. Supervises administrative support functions within the department. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, or GIS related field; and/or six (6) years of GIS and mapping-related experience. Extensive drafting work with GIS automated mapping systems. Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Completion of ESRI software courses in ArcView and Arc/Info. Ability to obtain Georgia Department of Revenue certification as an Appraiser IV within four (4) years or specified time frame. Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) Certification. Valid Driver’s License required. Special Requirements: Upon voluntary termination of employment of less than 12 months of service, employee must reimburse the Board of Assessors for training and testing expenses. Candidate will be subject to a 12 month probationary period. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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Position Title:

SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR (Part Time)

Department:Aquatic Center
Salary:$10.10 / Hourly (Minimum Starting Pay Rate)
Apply Until:Continuous
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Job Summary:
Under supervision of the Program Coordinator, prepares lesson plans and provides swimming instruction to students according to curriculum for the various courses, levels and ages. Must arrive fifteen minutes prior to class and clean equipment up after class. Monitors and maintains records of student progress. Maintains equipments assuring proper working order. Participates in in-service training. Handles complaints in a timely manner. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of sixteen (16) years of age.   Instructors must take and pass the StarFish Swim School Instructor Course.  Position requires certification in First Aid and CPR training.  Must be willing to learn and adhere to all related guidelines, rules and regulations and required training.  Possess ability to provide instruction/training to patrons.  Must be able to maintain good customer and employee relations. Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

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