Lifeguard (18743012)

San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled
$14.28-$17.34 Hourly


2 Solano Street Brisbane, 94005


The City of Brisbane is currently recruiting certified Lifeguards for our beautiful year-round outdoor aquatic facility.  Lifeguards patrol and watch the activities in and around the community swimming pool, enforce regulations to prevent accidents, and rescue swimmers in distress.  A full job description is available at



Education:  Graduation from high school or GED equivalent is desirable.  This provision may be waived for applicants 15 to 18 years of age with the ability to obtain a valid work permit.

Experience:  Previous experience as a lifeguard and WSI certification is desirable.

Special Requirements:  Current Lifeguarding, Standard First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificates are required.  Applicants appointed to this position must be able to obtain Oxygen Administration certification within a year of employment. 

  • Per the American Red Cross, the minimum age for Lifeguard certification is 15 years old.  For information regarding certification courses, contact the City of Brisbane at (415) 657-4320, the American Red Cross at (650) 259-1750 or visit the Red Cross website at


$14.28 – $14.99 – $15.74 – $16.53 - $17.34 per hour.  Part-time position paid sick leave benefit available. Initial appointments are generally made at the first step of this five-step scale.  Hours will range from 15-25 hours per week.  Candidates that make the eligibility list may be selected for shifts as needed throughout the year. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays throughout the entire year.


Interested candidates must submit a completed on-line employment application along with a current copy of their non-expired certifications. Resumes in lieu of a completed application will not be accepted. PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITIONS ARE FILLED.  This position may close at any time.  


Applications will be screened and a limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to an oral interview panel with the Recreation Manager and/or Recreation Supervisor.  A passing score of 70% is required to make the eligibility list.   Recommendations for appointment from this list will be made to the Administrative Services Director, who will make the final decision.  Depending on the number of applicants, this process may be altered.  Prior to appointment, a background check, including fingerprinting for submission to the Department of Justice must be completed, as well as TB screening.


The City of Brisbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies, and practices. The duties described in this job announcement are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  This job announcement does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


Paid Sick Leave - 24 hours of paid sick leave is available after 90 days of employment.

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