Senior Lifeguard - Part-Time/Seasonal

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jun 28, 2019
Seasonal Parks and Recreation Public Safety
  • Salary: $12.46 - $12.69 Hourly

Job Description


The City of Henderson is seeking applications for Senior Lifeguards. This seasonal temporary position will not exceed the length of the summer pool season (May - August). Senior Lifeguards who complete the summer pool season may be considered for part-time Lifeguard vacancies.

Under immediate supervision, supervises the day-to-day work and activities of part-time recreation and aquatics staff in City aquatics facilities to ensure public safety and compliance with rules and regulations; coordinates aquatics activities, events and programs; provides customer service; and performs related duties as assigned.

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Senior Lifeguard positions are available for the summer pool season (May - August) and are assigned to Aquatics facilities throughout the City of Henderson. Work locations and assignments are subject to change based upon the needs of the City.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire.
  • High school diploma within three (3) months of hire.
  • One (1) year of experience as a lifeguard and/or swim instructor, preferably working in an aquatics recreation program.
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Nevada, or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
  • Must possess Starfish Aquatics Institute certifications in the following areas at the time of application:
    • StarGuard Lifeguard
    • First Aid
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Swim Instruction
Incumbents must possess or have the ability to obtain Emergency Oxygen Administration Certification through the Starfish Aquatics Institute within 30 days of hire. Incumbents must obtain StarGuard Lifeguard Instructor certification through the Starfish Aquatics Institute within three (3) months of hire as a condition of continued employment. Desirable Certifications:
  • The following Starfish Aquatics Institute Certifications are desirable:
    • Lifeguard Instructor Trainer
    • Swim Instructor Trainer
Professional certification in Springboard Diving, Swim Coach, Arthritis and/or Water Aerobics instruction. Southern Nevada Health District Certified Pool Operator (CPO), National Recreation and Parks Association Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO). 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.


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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