Temporary Lifeguard (Summer 2019)

$12.50 hourly
  • City of Fresno
  • Fresno, CA, USA
  • Feb 11, 2019
Part time Entry Level Government Other Safety

Job Description


Be a part of all the fun that's happening at the City of Fresno PARCS Department this summer!

PARCS needs motivated and passionate individuals who are ready to energize and reinvent the community. If you are looking to enhance your leadership experience, participate in team building, meet new and interesting people, and above all, positively impact the lives of our youth - WE HAVE THE JOB FOR YOU!

PARCS is gearing up for summer activities in Aquatics - In order to be assigned to a pool, those in this position will be required to submit proof of current certification in Lifeguarding which includes CPR and first aid, provided by the Red Cross. (If you currently possess a valid certificate, please upload it to your Careers Home Page under Attachments).

Under supervision, Lifeguards closely monitor pool area activities and swimmer safety; resuscitates and administers first-aid and CPR to swimmers and determines if medical care is necessary and notifies appropriate agency; may instruct in swimming, may assist with minor maintenance work in the pool area


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline for further consideration:

Previous experience in advanced swimming, lifesaving, or swim instruction is required; or enrollment in, or completion of, a recognized Junior Lifeguard program.


Eligibles certified for consideration for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

Possession of a Lifeguarding Certificate which includes CPR-PR and first aid, as issued by the Red Cross, is required in order to be assigned to a pool facility.

The PARCS department offers fee based CPR/First Aid certification. Completion of the course through PARCS is voluntary and not a guarantee of hire. If you are interested in taking the course, please call 621-2928 for more information.


Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. Applicants may be invited to a Department Interview.


Lifeguard: $12.50 per hour

Working hours: Incumbents may be required to work approximately 30-40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays. Working hours may be between the hours of 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Pursuant to City of Fresno Charter, temporary employment shall not exceed 2080 hours within 2 fiscal years.

The City of Fresno is seeking dedicated, responsive and conscientious people to work in the Aquatics Program. These are temporary employment opportunities which do not provide health benefits, or retirement and are not in any way a guarantee of permanent employment.


The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950.


Matthew Stearns