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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham is advertising for a beach ddirector.

The Beach Director works under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation or designee. He/she works on own initiative and must exercise judgment in performing the various duties associated with the operations of the City beaches. Must use tact, diplomacy and firmness when required in dealing with City residents.

The position is for 10 weeks. The salary range is $21.17 to $24.31 per hour.

The hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Sunday.

The position was posted on March 31, 2022.

The beach director is responsible for supervision of the activities and personnel of the three City beaches – Lake Waushakum, Saxonville Lake, and Learned Pond

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The Beach Director is

• Responsible for the proper operation of the beaches, enforcement of regulations, planning for and insuring that all safety precautions, safety equipment and personnel are available at all times when the beaches are open to the public.

• Providing ongoing training for lifeguard emergency procedures and general policies governing beach procedures and operations.

• Responsible for weekly beach reports and time sheets.

• Providing ongoing training for lifeguard emergency procedures and general policies governing beach procedures and operations.

• Making sure all beaches are supplied adequately with cleaning and first aid supplies, as well as maintenance and emergency equipment.

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• Reporting all maintenance problems to the Supt. of Recreation

• Plans and supervises programs providing swimming lessons from elementary to advanced levels given at the beaches. Arranges for refresher courses for Head lifeguards and lifeguards, first aid instructions, periodic inspections, and drills.

• Maintain records and submits reports pertaining to instructional classes or accidents.

• Handles collection of Beach entrance money as needed.

Applicants must be at least 25 years of age, certified in Lifeguard Training, CPR, First Aid and have current Water Safety Instructor Certifications.

Applicant must have a valid MA motor vehicles operator’s license and reliable transportation. Must be available to work weekends.

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The City of Framingham is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to municipality and community-wide excellence in the City of Framingham. In doing so, Framingham strives for a city culture and environment that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the city, their communities and neighborhoods in ways that helps to develop each individual’s capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the richness in the demographic and linguistic profile of our city, the City of Framingham has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its community climate, culture and multiplicity of service capabilities as a city.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.