7 Mar 2023

Temporary Head Lifeguard/Lifeguard

County of Santa Cruz – Posted by personnel Santa Cruz, CA

Job Description

Work at the Simpkins Family Swim Center! Now hiring for extra-help aquatic positions!

Salary: Head Lifeguard: $19.89 – 20.62 / Hourly*
Lifeguard: $18.55 – 19.55 / Hour*

Lifeguard Hiring Incentive: $500 Bonus upon completion of 300 County service hours

*Includes $2.00 / Hour Extra Help Differential

Swim Lesson Instructors (Lifeguard Instructors) receive a differential of $1.25/Hour

Special Requirements: Possess Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate and a current CPR Certificate. *

*Acceptable Lifeguard and CPR Certifications include:
American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid

The American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare provider.
The American Red Cross CPR – AED for Lifeguards

Post employment certifications required within six months of hire:

  1. Oxygen Administration Course AND Santa Cruz County Instructor Training Program.
    American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  2. Attain one of the following:
  • First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22)
  • ARC Emergency Responder
  • First Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

How to Apply

You must submit a copy of each certificate you possess with your application in one of the following ways: e-mail (personnel@santacruzcounty.us) / fax (831-454-2240) / or bring the copies to the Personnel Department. IF HIRED, APPLICANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST SUBMIT A WORK PERMIT. STUDENTS CAN OBTAIN WORK PERMITS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT THEIR SCHOOL. Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required for persons 18 and older. Minors will be fingerprinted with parental/guardian consent.

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Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: head lifeguard and lifeguard. Salaries: Hourly.

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