Sr. Lifeguard (Summer Only)(SC)

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South Orange County Community College District


Sr. Lifeguard (Summer Only) (SC)

Close Date: 08/31/2018


Pay Rate: $11.50-$20.00/hr


Summary Description:    

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position to last from May 15, 2018 until approximately August 31, 2018. This position is open until filled or withdrawn. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website.


Under the supervision of the Saddleback College Director of Community Education and the Summer Youth Aquatics ProgramCoordinator, to provide swimming/diving leadership to participants in the Saddleback College for Kids Summer Aquatics Program; to lifeguard and oversee the safety of all persons in and around the pool area.


Representative Duties and Responsibilities:    

Provides quality leadership in swimming, diving, lifesaving, and competitive swimming fundamentals classes to children. Rescues persons in distress; administers 1st aid and artificial respiration as necessary. Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled. Represents Saddleback College Summer Aquatics Program in a positive, professional manner to the community. Performs other related tasks as assigned.


Knowledge of:    

Basic objectives, methods, and techniques of an aquatics program. American Red Cross lifesaving, CPR, and First Aid techniques. General pool safety policies and procedures.


Ability to:    

Lead swimming classes and other aquatic activities; demonstrate skills as required for class content. Work with young children. Demonstrate respectful, courteous, professional, and responsible behavior; dress and behave in a manner suitable for working with young children. Communicate in a clear and pleasant manner. Be available the hours and days assigned, including evenings and weekends; be reliable and consistently punctual. Rescue persons indistress; administer first aid and artificial respiration as necessary. Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled; provide copies of all certifications required; maintain current, valid certifications. Follow all South Orange County Community College

District and Saddleback College Community Education standards, policies, and procedures.


Education and Experience Guidelines:    

• Prefer High School Diploma or equivalent.

• American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification

desirable. WSI may be required for the higher pay ranges.

• Prefer a minimum 1 year (summer) experience teaching swimming to children in a group setting.

• Current, valid American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/Lifeguard Training required. Certification will be available upon hiring for a fee.


License or Certificate:    

Lifeguard Training certificate, or the ability to successfully complete a Lifguard Training program within the first week of hire, at the applicant’s expense. American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certificates. Copies of certifications must be included with the application, or submitted to Human Resources before hire date.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  






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Job No:
Posted: 5/23/2018
Application Due: 7/22/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $11.50-$20.00/hr