LIFEGUARD III (Head Lifeguard)
PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO APPLY BY 5:00 PM ON SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018
Training days will vary and start in May. The pools are open May - September, 2018. Pool hours are 7:30am-9:30pm. Staff must be available for all training. Mandatory training days will be held between May 21rd - June 8th, 2018.
Chico Area Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for Lifeguard III (Head Lifeguard).
LIFEGUARD III (Head Lifeguard):
With the general guidance and direction of the Aquatics Coordinator, the Lifeguard III is responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons and participants by maintaining control over the pool area. The Lifeguard III will assist the Aquatics Coordinator and/or Aquatic Supervisor with implementation and administration of the aquatics program, which includes the lifeguard services and aquatic recreation programs including swimming lessons and recreational swimming. The Lifeguard III will assist the Aquatic Coordinator with scheduling, employee discipline and evaluation.
- Lifeguard Training Certification
- CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification
- First Aid for Public Safety Personnel - Title 22 Certification (or higher)
- Minimum 2 full seasons experience as a lifeguard and/or swim instructor
- Minimum 1 year of experience supervising employees
- Must be 18 years of age or older at hire date
- Must pass pre-employment background check
We are looking for qualified applicants who have excellent customer service skills, are well organized, professional, enjoy children and have prior experience in an aquatic environment. Applicants must be able to work during the specified program hours.
NOTE: CARD is offering two courses in Lifeguard Training, one Lifeguard Training Recertification course and one course in Water Safety Instructor (WSI), which interested applicants may take to enable them to meet the application requirements of the available positions. There is still space available in the courses.
For course registration information, please visit our web site: http://www.chicorec.com/CARD-Programs/Aquatics/Lifeguard-Training/index.html