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Job: Lifeguard Part-Time

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Lifeguard Part-Time
Feb. 29, 2020
Los Angeles County
Monterey Park
City of Monterey Park

These are part-time positions. This position works year-round as assigned including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Position requirements and hourly rates are listed below.

Under direct supervision of the Pool Manager or his/her designee, supervises and instructs community aquatics activities at a community swimming pool; performs related duties as required. A Lifeguard: enforces established rules and regulations governing the safe use of pools; Observes the swimming pool and surrounding area for emergencies; Rescues swimmers as necessary; Administers artificial respiration and first aid as needed; Attends all staff meetings and training sessions; Performs assigned pool maintenance tasks including putting covers or lane lines on or off; Displays strong and professional public relations skills; Teach Beginning through Advanced swimming lessons, Infant/Pre-School classes, and Basic Water and Emergency Water Courses.

PRE–PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS : All candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment must complete the following pre-placement requirements to be appointed:

  1. Must complete a live scan and medical within 7 days of receiving notice;
  2. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. (INS form I-9 to be provided)
  3. A completed work permit, if candidate is under 18 years of age (form available from high school district);
  4. Submit all required certificates as indicated below

Candidates who are appointed to Aquatics positions will be required to attend an in-service training program from June 8-11, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (tentative) and work on July 4, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Candidates must be available to work from May 1st through August 31st with minimal to NO scheduling conflicts.


Age at Date of Desirable Required Hourly
Classification Appointment Experience Certificates* Rate

Lifeguard 16 None required SFA, CPR & LT $13.50 - $17.27

Applicants must be an American Red Cross (ARC) certified Lifeguard by date of hire.

*American Red Cross Certificates: WSI \- Water Safety Instructor, SFA \- Standard Red Cross First Aid, CPR \- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional Rescuer, LT \- Lifeguard Training.

Candidates whose education and experience are determined to best meet the City's needs, will be invited to an Assessment of Qualifications which may consist of a written exam, swim test and/or oral interview. An applicant must pass all components of the examination process to be considered for the position. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to further testing.

Assessment of Qualifications Weighted 100% TBD

Regardless of the notification preference the candidate selected when creating the application (i.e., paper or email), APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE COMMUNICATION THROUGH EMAIL ONLY. Applicants should be diligent in checking their email and spam/junk mail after the deadline as all notices regarding their status in the current recruitment will be emailed.

After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must pass a pre- employment background investigation and medical examination, including a drug/alcohol screen. Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact the Human Resources at least five (5) days prior to the examination date.

Open until filled. Recruitment may close at any time without notice. Completed City application, including any related educational or training documents must be submitted through the online application system within the filing period. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed on-line application. Be sure to detail any education, training, or other relevant course work that would make you a particularly strong candidate. Incomplete employment applications will not be processed. Complete all requested information including the non asterisk boxes.

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