Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 15, 2023
This is a non-benefitted, budgeted position limited to 999 hours
per fiscal year. This is not a PERS eligible position.
The City of Escondido is hiring dynamic team leaders for the
position of Head Lifeguard in our year-round Aquatics Program.
Applicants must be available a minimum of 15 hours a week and
ability to work mornings and weekends. If you are looking to
advance your career in Aquatics or Emergency Medicine, consider
joining our professional and fun team today!
Key responsibilities include:
- Lead and maintain service standards over Lifeguards and Water
- Demonstrate preventative lifeguarding skills.
- Activate Emergency Action Plan, rescue swimmers in distress,
and render first aid as needed.
- Provide through documentation for necessary forms and
- Enforce pool rules and regulations.
- Maintain positive public relations, and be knowledgeable in
Community Service programs.
- Report pool repairs as necessary to supervisors.
- Maintain safe and clean conditions in pool and bathroom
- Demonstrate proper cash handling skills, and maintain an
- Register participants in recreation software.
- Attend in-service trainings and head guard meetings.
- Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
- Have two years of experience working as a lifeguard at a
multiuse aquatic facility.
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills, and the ability to
lead an aquatics team.
- Enjoy working outdoors with the public and be a positive
ambassador for our Aquatics program.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- One year of experience as a lifeguard is required. Two years of
experience as a lifeguard is highly desirable.
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Training or equivalent.
- CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
- Title 22 Certification.
- Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification highly
Certifications are not required at time of interview. Current
certifications required upon hiring.
NOTE: The City of Escondido is committed to a drug and alcohol-free
workplace. A medical examination, along with a DRUG SCREEN will be
conducted following a conditional offer of employment
Community Services Department
201 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
Telephone (760) 839-4691
Only applications submitted through the city's website will be
NOTE: For a complete listing of job duties and qualifications,
please refer to the corresponding job description, which can be
obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from the
City's web site. The City of Escondido is committed to a drug and
alcohol free workplace. All applicants will be subject to
fingerprint investigation before a conditional offer of employment
is extended. A medical examination, along with a DRUG SCREEN will
be conducted following a conditional offer of employment. Positions
subject to the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations will
be subject to DOT pre-employment drug testing and random drug and
Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates
will be invited to appear for testing. All positions require the
ability to read, write and speak English. Types of tests may
include written and/or oral examination, physical agility,
practical exam or other appropriate job-related selection process.
When testing is completed, candidates will be ranked on an
eligibility list in the order of their test score. Selection for
appointments is made from names certified on the eligibility
All appointments are subject to the successful completion of
background investigation including LIVESCAN fingerprinting, and
will be required to submit verification of the legal right to work
in the United States. Qualification by a medical examination will
be required at the time of appointment. After appointment,
classified employees must satisfactorily complete a probationary
period to be eligible for regular status. In accordance with the
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must
produce proof of eligibility to work in the United States within
the first three days of their employment. The City of Escondido
participates in E-Verify -.
The Loyalty Oath will be administered to all new employees on their
first day of hire. New employees hired into positions that require
a driver's license must provide proof of a valid California
Driver's License of the appropriate class level on their first day
Additional information regarding the essential functions and
physical, environmental and communication demands of the position
may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. If you require
reasonable accommodation in the testing process, such as an
alternate means of testing, you must contact the Human Resources
Department by the final filing date to complete a Request for
Reasonable Accommodation form. The provisions of this bulletin do
not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision
contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without
Note: Pursuant to California Civil Code section 1786.53, the City
of Escondido shall provide to all job candidates a copy of any
records of arrest, indictment, conviction, civil judicial action,
tax lien or outstanding judgment which was obtained in the course
of conducting an evaluation for employment, assignment, and/or
promotion. A copy of this information, if received by the City,
will be given to candidates within seven days of the City's
Eligible individuals are those who meet the following criteria:
- Served in the U.S. armed forces
- Received an honorable discharge
- Did not retire from military service
- Seeking employment with the City of Escondido for the first
Guard and Reserve active duty for training purposes does not
qualify for veterans' preference. Proof of eligibility (copy of
DD-214) must be submitted at time of application, or later if the
promulgation of the eligibility list will not be delayed. Veterans'
preference credit will only be applied to eligible applicants who
attained a passing grade (total score exclusive of credit) on the
final open examination.
ABOUT OUR CITY
TheCity of Escondido is a prominent agricultural, commercial hub
and residential center of North San Diego County. Located a short
30-minute drive from the beach, the mountains or downtown San
Diego, Escondido residents enjoy the pleasure of a rural lifestyle
with all the benefits of suburban living. Escondido is a diverse,
vibrant community with many amenities. The city offers attractive
homes in a wide range of prices, two lakes, several parks, a sports
center, golf courses, restaurants, wineries, shopping centers, a
variety of art galleries, entertainment venues, and a state of the
art hospital. Established in 1888, the city's rich past brings
charm and stability to the community; yet integrated with
Escondido's treasured heritage is a progressive future, bright and
brimming with promise.
EOE The City of Escondido does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religion, disability, sex, age, national origin, or
sexual orientation. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate
applicants with disabilities upon request.
For a more detailed overview of this benefits package, please visit
the Part-Time Benefits and Compensation Plan Summary.
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