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City of Brisbane, San Francisco/Peninsula


For more info contact:
[email protected]
(415) 508-2115
Close Date: Jan 6, 2009
Salary: $12.23 - $14.86 Hourly
The City of Brisbane is currently recruiting certified Lifeguards for our beautiful 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. Current openings exist for shifts from 6:00 AM – 9:30 AM and 11:15 AM – 2:45 PM Monday through Friday, however candidates that make the eligibility list may be selected for other shifts as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Education – Graduation from high school or GED equivalent is desirable. This provision may be waived for applicants 15 to 18 years of age with ability to obtain a valid work permit. Experience – Previous experience as a lifeguard is desirable. Special Requirements – Current Standard First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Lifeguarding certificates are required. Applicants appointed to this position must be able to obtain Oxygen Administration certification within a year of employment. Current positions require regular availability during shifts listed above September through May. During peak summer periods, hours can range from 30-40 hours per week June through August. Per the American Red Cross, the minimum age for Lifeguard certification is 15 years old. For information regarding upcoming certification courses, contact Julie Potashnick with the City of Brisbane at 415-657-4320, the American Red Cross at 650-259-1750 or visit the Red Cross web site at APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 140 Valley Drive, Brisbane, on-line at, or by calling the Jobline at (415) 467-2065. Candidates can also submit their applications on-line at APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITIONS ARE FILLED. FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BE SEPTEMBER 3, 2008. Faxes will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be screened and a limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to an oral interview with the recreation supervisor and head lifeguard. A passing score of 70% is required to make the eligibility list. Recommendations for appointment from this list will be made to the Parks & Recreation 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 testing. The City of Brisbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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