The Position Apply to become a City of Riverside Lifeguard! You'll meet new people, make new friends and keep pool goers safe while getting paid!
The City of Riverside's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is actively seeking LIFEGUARD/INSTRUCTORS for the 2024 pool season that connects with residents in each community across the city and highlights safety at its facilities.
This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Program. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months. SPECIAL NOTE
: Candidates must be lifeguard certified. Upcoming Lifeguard Certification Courses offered by the City of Riverside:
To register for the courses offered by the City please click HERE.
- February 10 & 11, 2024
- March 9 & 10, 2024
Candidates can obtain Lifeguard Certifications at the nearest American Red Cross - Training Services by clickingHERE
Under supervision, LIFEGUARD/INSTRUCTORS perform responsible and technical work in the protection of life, the enforcement of safety rules and regulations, maintain facilities, attend all in-service events, effectively communicate with other lifeguards and management, and the provision of swimming instructions at a public swimming pool; and do related work as required.To view the job description CLICK HERE.
Qualifications Education :
Equivalent to the completion of the ninth grade. E xperience :
No experience required for entry level. Necessary Special Requirement s:
- Minimum age fifteen years old.
- Possession of a Water Safety Instructor's Certificate required at Step 2 and Step 3. (WSI certification opportunity available post onboarding)
- Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate (which includes first aid) before hire date.
- Possession of a current American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer Certificate or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate before hire date.
Selection Process DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:1)
Completed Employment Application2)
Completed Supplemental Questionnaire3)
Current Certificate(s) (must be scanned and attached to the online application).PLEASE NOTE: THE CERTIFICATION REQUIRED MUST BE SCANNED AND ATTACHED TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION. THE SYSTEM WILL NOT ALLOW AN APPLICATION TO BE SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE REQUIRED ATTACHMENT. FOR DIRECTIONS ON ATTACHING A DOCUMENT TO AN ON-LINE APPLICATION, OR GENERAL INFORMATION ON COMPLETING YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE: ( Application Guide). IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:
If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.
The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process will include
Verification of required certificates
- A job-related performance exam
- An interview
Only those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification. Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination.
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 prior to the closing date of this recruitment. NOTE
: The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.
Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.
- An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/.
- An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.