Part Time Senior Lifeguard (Part-time)
Senior Lifeguard (Part-time)
This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor and Aquatics Recreation Coordinator. This position monitors and coordinates the work activities of Pool Lifeguards and instructs swim lessons as assigned.
This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment. The first review of applications will be completed on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Applications received after June 22, 2021, may not be considered. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon a review of the application and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The testing process will consist of a timed swim test, and interviews.
- Essential Job Functions
- ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Working and communicating effectively with children, the general public and other staff members;
Promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude; follow oral and written instructions;
Have the ability to assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo;
Surveys a public swimming pool; prevents patron accidents; rescues swimmers in distress;
Conducts beginning to advanced swim level courses; enforces regulations and codes; and performs related work;
Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities. Perform pool maintenance and cleaning;
Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility. Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance;
Performs pool chemistry check every two hours. Ensures that the pool, decks, and dressing rooms are safe, clean and orderly;
Perform other related duties, ass assigned.
- KNOWLEDGE OF: Teaching principles and practices, swimming instruction techniques and methods. Water safety practices, basic recordkeeping procedures and effective customer service techniques.
QUALIFICATIONS: Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Minimum one year of recent, paid lifeguard experience or two summer seasons of experience as a lifeguard, which must include experience teaching organized swim lessons and experience working with the public. Strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor certifications preferred but not required.
As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings.
Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses.
- Supplemental Information
- WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions. Must be able to work in an outdoor public pool environment. May be required to work a varied schedule, which may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Will be required to wear uniform while on duty.
AGE: 15 years of age.
MEDICAL: City medical exam required after successful completion of the swim test and interview.
DOCUMENTS: All new city employees must show satisfactory proof of identity and a legal right to work in the United States.
APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCEDURES
ONLY online applications will be accepted. Attach a copy of all certifications required. Failure to attach a copy of your certifications will result in the rejection of your application.
You will NOT be allowed to continue in the examination process if you do not meet the minimum requirements and attach a copy of your certifications to the electronic application on or before the application closing date.
The examination process for this recruitment will consist of the following:
TESTING PROCESS: A screening of the applicant’s training, background, and experience, oral interview, swim test and rescue technique skills test. As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a fingerprint check and provide proof of successfully passing a screening exam for tuberculosis.
Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue to the oral interview.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of El Segundo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation. The City of El Segundo maintains and enforces a zero-tolerance policy relating to substance abuse and maintains a smoke-free workplace.
- City of El Segundo
- 350 Main StreetEl Segundo, California, 90245