Pacifica

Lifeguard I/II

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Aquatics
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Part-Time
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5/27/2019 at 5pm or until 200 applicants
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$13.00-$17.00 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Description

Do you enjoy giving back to your community? Are you a people’s person? Do you like helping people? If so, then we invite you to explore this opportunity with the City of Pacifica.

The Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department within the City of Pacifica works closely with the community providing programming to youth, seniors and all citizens.  We strive to foster a collaborative and collegial atmosphere among staff while providing high quality programs, activities and events to the community and neighborhoods. We take pride in offering excellent community service while remaining adaptable and responsive to our residents' needs and expectations.

 

Currently, the Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department has an exciting opportunity for customer service orientated individuals to join our team as a Lifeguard within our Aquatics Division.

 

If interested, apply today!

 

This is a part-time, at-will, non-benefited position. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per year.

Ideal Candidate

WHAT DOES A LIFEGUARD DO?

Lifeguard’s patrol and oversee the activities in and around the community swimming pool, enforce regulations to prevent accidents, rescue swimmers in distress, provide first aid and respond to emergencies and rescue swimmers in distress.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a minimum of 15 years of age.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with customers.
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent is desirable, college is highly desirable. 

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES
 

LIFEGUARD I

Possession of an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate within one (1) month of appointment.
 
Possession of a Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Certificate within one (1) months of appointment.  
 
American Red Cross Title 22 Certificate within one (1) year of appointment.
 
NOTE: Based on department approval, equivalent certifications may be accepted.
 
Failure to obtain any of the required certificates within the prescribed time may result in release from probation or termination.

 

LIFEGUARD II

Possession of an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate at time of appointment.
 
Possession of a Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Certificate at time of appointment.

Minimum of two (2) years’ experience
 
American Red Cross Title 22 Certificate within one (1) year of appointment.
 
NOTE: Based on department approval, equivalent certifications may be accepted.
 
Failure to obtain any of the required certificates within the prescribed time may result in release from probation or termination.

 

Special Instructions

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Applicants may be screened to the most qualified and invited to continue to the next phase of the testing process which may include a department interview.

Human Resources Department reserves the right to revise the testing process to best meet the needs of the City.