Job Description:

Location: Turlock, CA, USA


Job no: 493530

Department Student Affairs

Work type: Staff

Location: Stanislaus – Turlock

Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Time Varies

Position Summary

Student Recreation Complex is continually building a pool of persons interested in temporary, part-time, hourly-intermittent employment. Positions available on or after August 12, 2019 and ending on or before August 11, 2020. Possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.

Job Duties

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Perform customer surveillance from the guard stand, maintains the safety of the customers in and around the pool and serve as a customer service liaison between patrons and the University.

• First Responder to emergency situations and provide lifesaving, first aid and/or CPR until professional assistance arrives.

• Executes rescues of persons in distress; must be able to recognize and respond effectively in emergencies in accordance with facility emergency action plans.

• Communicate and enforce all Campus Recreation regulations, operations, programs and pool rules in a personable and professional manner with customers. Must be effective in customer service with difficult customer concerns and complaints.

• Perform daily opening and closing procedures for the facility, including basic daily maintenance such as removal of pool covers, cleaning pool deck of debris and trash, storage of pool mats and chairs to proper locations.

• Communicate any potentially dangerous elements of the facility to the Director and complete all reports as required and needed.

• Handle all incidents in a manner appropriate to your level of training.

• Comply with industry standards for safety and participation.

• Work as a team with other lifeguards during daily hours, drills, special events and membership/entrance authorization enforcement.

• Provide general level of knowledge of Campus Recreation programs and activities to customers.

• Attendance at all staff meetings, in-service training and special events as scheduled.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: No degree required. Lifeguard training and Lifeguard certification.  Experience: Experience as a lifeguard in a community or school-based setting.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and persons of all ages.

• Demonstrated ability to follow all necessary rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to this position.

• Ability to represent the university and department in a professional manner.

• Act as a primary representative of the Department of Campus Recreation and the University-at-large.

• Ability to be flexible and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done with a pleasant attitude. Excellent human relations skills, a high degree of personal and professional integrity and respect for privacy and confidentiality.

Required Qualifications

• Demonstrate several types of rescues & spinal injury management procedures.

• Possess a professional appearance, positive attitude and maintain a high standard of customer service.

• Possess effective organizational, time management, written and oral communication skills.

• Be effective in dealing with emergency, injury and first aid procedures. Attend staff training.

License or Certifications

• Lifeguard Certification

• Water Safety Instruction (WSI) Certification

• CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification

• First Aid and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Certifications

Salary Range

$14.00 -$15.00 per hour (Depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)

How to Apply

To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.

Application Deadline


Criminal Background Clearance Notice

Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Additional Information

Campus & Area California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master’s programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

Clery Act Disclosure

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382, or by calling 209-667-3572.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:

CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.


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