• City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jun 28, 2019
Seasonal Parks and Recreation Public Safety
  • Salary: $8.48 - $8.57 Hourly

Job Description


The City of Henderson trains and certifies all Lifeguards on-site.
This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time/seasonal Lifeguard vacancies on an as needed basis. The City will refer to the pool of part-time applications on file, as needed, to fill vacancies. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position will remain in the pool for 12 months.

Under immediate supervision, maintains safety and prevents accidents in aquatics facilities through monitoring and observation of swimmers and patrons; performs rescues and provides first aid as needed; and performs related duties as assigned.
Candidates must successfully complete the following prerequisite swim test in order to move forward in the interview process:
  • 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (unassisted)
  • 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (assisted with rescue tube)
  • 1-minute water tread (without use of hands or arms)
  • Retrieval of 10-pound object from 7 - 13 feet of water depth

Click here to view a complete copy of the job description and physical requirements.

Lifeguard positions are available at Aquatics facilities throughout the City of Henderson. Work locations and assignments are subject to change based upon the needs of the City.


  • Must be 16 years of age at the time of application.
  • Incumbent must obtain the following certifications within (30) days of hire:
    • StarGuard ELITE ® Lifeguard Certification
    • American Safety & Health Institute Basic First Aid
    • American Safety & Health Institute Bloodborne Pathogens
    • American Safety & Health Institute CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer®
    • American Safety & Health Institute Emergency Oxygen
  • Applicants who are hired with American Red Cross or Starfish Aquatics Institute certifications will be required to attend a course provided by the City to transition their certifications to StarGuard ELITE ® Lifeguard Certification prior to beginning work as a Lifeguard.
  • All required certifications as mandated by state and federal laws, or as required by the City, must be obtained and maintained as a condition of continued employment and may be at the incumbent's expense.


Documents Required at the Time of Application:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire


NOTE: You will be contacted by e-mail if you are moving forward in the assessment process. Once you apply, almost all communication regarding the status of your application will be by email, so please add and to your address book to prevent any emails from going to your Spam/Junk folder.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.

The selection process will consist of an employment application package screening. The best qualified candidates may be invited to participate further in the assessment process. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
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