Apply for: Senior Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (19971336)

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LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:  Temporary/Seasonal Employment

Aquatics Season:  End of May - End of October 2020 for programs offered at the Pat Granucci Aquatic Center.

Staff can average between 10-40 hours per week based on the season, needs of the program, and staff availability.  Staff may be required to work weekends and holidays.


To Apply:  Complete an on-line employment application through CalOpps. Possession of certificates are required.  Please submit copies on-line with application as a PDF file. If you are enrolled in a Red Cross course to obtain the required certifications, please indicate in the supplemental questionnaire where you are enrolled and when the class will be completed.

Exam Process:  Only a limited number of candidates, whose applications indicate that, among those competing, they are better qualified in terms of related experience, will be invited to participate in the recruitment process, which will consist of:

Oral Interview (weighted 100%). 

Knowledge and Abilities:  The use and care of lifesaving equipment at a public swimming facility; the pool facility operations including scheduling, cash management, maintenance, hazard identification, and program development; demonstrate leadership capabilities; engage in physical activity including but not limited to: swim 300 yards continuously, retrieve a 10 pound diving brick from a depth of 7-9 ft. and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands;  follow oral and written instructions; ability to oversee, review, and prepare reports related to facility operations;  perform swimming strokes according to American Red Cross standards;  demonstrate lifesaving and emergency first aid skills; work cooperatively with public and employees in an enthusiastic and constructive manner; supervise lifeguards and swim instructor;  explain and interpret safety regulations and operational policies clearly to the public

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to pre-employment drug testing and finger printing. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States.

Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference Points will be applied in accordance with the City's Personnel Rules & Regulations. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.





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