Senior Lifeguard Summer 2022 (deadline extended closes 7-1-2022)

  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • May 16, 2022
Part Time Public Safety
  • Salary: 16.00 - 20.00 USD

Job Description

Position 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 serve 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!

Under general supervision, Senior Lifeguards closely monitor pool area activities and swimmer safety and assists in the direction and supervision of the staff and program of a swimming pool; resuscitates and administers first-aid and CPR to swimmers and determines if medical care is necessary and notifies appropriate agency; instructs in swimming, lifesaving techniques and safety regulations. It is recommended that those applying for the Senior Lifeguard position have at least one year of experience in lifeguarding with the City of Fresno's PARCS Department Aquatics Program.

Conditions of Employment

All newly hired and current City employees are required to comply with Administrative Order 6-30 Employee Covid-19 Safety Protocols. For more information, please visit: Personnel Services | Policies and MOUs (

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

Senior Lifeguard: $16.00 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 Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to be considered further:

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

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.

If you currently possess a valid certificate, please upload it to your Careers Home Page under Attachments.

It is recommended that those applying for the Senior Guard position have at least one year of experience in lifeguarding.

How To Apply

APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the junk mail or spam folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason.

Selection Process

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Closing Date/Time: 07/01/2022

Job Address

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map