This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor, Aquatics Recreation Coordinator and Senior Lifeguards.
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 other related duties, as assigned.
The primary responsibility of the lifeguard is the safety and protection of pool patrons by preventing accidents, and when required, making rescues. The lifeguard must be alert and take action in enforcing safety rules and ordinances. In an emergency, the lifeguard must think quickly and clearly, in some cases taking personal risks and exerting considerable physical effort. The lifeguard is required to work day and evening hours including weekends.
QUALIFICATIONS: Current American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Previous aquatic work experience, strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable. 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.
How to Apply
Apply online with the City of El Segundo – https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elsegundo/transferjobs?
219 W Mariposa Ave