Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/18/17
Applications Due: 12/20/17
Vacancy ID: 44563

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDirect Support Assistant/Lifeguard

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $16986 to $20878 Annually

Employment Type Part-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 20


From 7 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred Qualifications: Any permanent Direct Support Assistant with Lifeguard Certification.

Note: If Selected candidate is not currently Lifeguard certified, the most senior 2 applicants will be selected upon successful completion of Lifeguard Certification. Certification must be completed within 3 months of posting end date. For the duration of the position, selected candidate must maintain Lifeguard Certification. Flexibility required when pool is closed. Schedule subject to change as needed for operation. Water Safety Instructor a plus but not required. All annual training for DSA is required to be maintained.

Selection Criteria: Based on seniority.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lifeguarding for individuals residing on Sunmount Campus, Community Homes, Voluntary Agencies, Community members and Staff/Family swim ensuring safety for all swimmers at all times.
Schedule daily pool use, communicating changes to users/supervisors.
Track pool use, completing associated records and reports. Communication to co-workers and supervisor of issues/concerns.
Address pool and water quality maintenance along with associated inventory and work orders. Notify supervisor of any concerns.
Required to teach New Employees expectations of pool use and rules/regulations.
May be required to assist with individuals in the locker room at times.
May be required to teach Shore and Dock fishing Course for staff.
May be required to work in a Community residence for pool closures.
Other Duties as Assigned.

Additional Comments
Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program\
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 17-157 in all correspondence.