Life guard

Website City of South San Francisco

Full Job Description

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
POSITION: Recreation Leader III (Lifeguard)

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation / Recreation Division

SHIFTS AVAILABLE: Shifts vary and are flexible

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 5:00 am – 9:00 pm

Saturday 6:45 am – 6:30 pm

HOURLY RATE: $18.64 – $22.66 per hour

Ideal Candidate
QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must:

1. Be at least 15 years of age

2. Complete 300-yard swim, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.

Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

3. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs.

4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed.
  • Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface, so they are able to get a breath.
  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Experience: Prior Lifeguard experience is desirable but not required.

Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a current Redcross Lifeguard Training certification within one (1) month of appointment. Upcoming lifeguard certification class
Dec 18-Dec 23, 2021.

Benefits
This is an hourly part-time non-benefited position.

Special Instructions

RECRUITMENT TYPE: This is a continuous recruitment. If interested, be sure to get in touch with us immediately to schedule an interview, as this recruitment may close at any time.

POSITION: Recreation Leader II (Swim Instructor)

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation / Recreation Division

SHIFTS AVAILABLE:

Monday/Wednesday 6:15-8:30 pm (must be available both days)

Tuesday/Thursday 6:15-7:45 pm (must be available both days)

Friday 6:15-7:45 pm

Saturday 8:45 am-12:45 pm

HOURLY RATE: $17.18 – $20.89 per hour

Ideal Candidate
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a minimum of 15 years of age.

Experience: Prior swim instructor experience is desirable but not required. Training will be provided.

Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a current WSI, Lifeguard, and CPR certification is preferred but not required.

Benefits
This is an hourly part-time non-benefited position.

Special Instructions
RECRUITMENT TYPE: This is a continuous recruitment. If interested, be sure to get in touch with us immediately to schedule an interview, as this recruitment may close at any time.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $17.18 – $22.66 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All customers and staff are required to wear masks while in our facility. Staff are required to report vaccine status and provide documentation. If not vaccinated, staff will be tested weekly.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • Lifeguard Training Certification (Preferred)
  • Water Safety Instructor Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location