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Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard I/II

Company: City of Encinitas
Location: oxnard
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Position

Seasonal Ocean Lifeguards safeguard the public throughout the beach and open ocean waters; detect and rescue persons or vessels in distress; enforce beach regulations; provide assistance to beach users; teach ocean rescue techniques, beach first aid, lifeguard communications and use of rescue boards/equipment to children in the Junior Lifeguard Program; perform all related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Examples of Important & Essential Duties (included but not limited to)

Patrol and perform preventative actions, rescues, and safety interventions; render aid and medical assistance; issue water safety warnings; operate and maintain rescue equipment; advise the public of laws, rules, regulations, and safety practices governing beach use; respond to call outs for beach and other emergencies and perform related duties and responsibilities. Essential duties require the strenuous physical activities and skills associated with open water lifeguarding. The work environment includes possible exposure to cold, heat, chemical, biological, environmental and mechanical hazards. Candidates must have the ability to travel to different sites and locations.

Minimum Qualifications

Required to apply:

* Certificate of completion, or proof of current enrollment in "Intro to Open Water Lifeguard /Lifeguard Academy" is required * Completed on-line City application

Requirements to test and be hired as a Lifeguard:

* Certificate of completion of an Open Water Lifeguard Course approved by the USLA * Emergency Response Certification OR Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate * CPR /AED for the Professional Rescuer, or Healthcare Provider * Valid Driver's License * Candidates must be at least 18 years of age

Application Process and Deadline

A completed on-line City application with required attachments must be submitted via NEOGOV

* incomplete applications will not be reviewed *

Qualified applicants will be invited to test for the position. Testing will be held on April 21st and May 12th and will be by invitation only. Invitations to test will only be sent to applicants with completed application packets on file.

Important Dates:

If you plan on testing on Wednesday, April 21st, you need to have your application in by Wednesday, April 14th at 12:00 PM (noon)

If you plan on testing Wednesday, May 12th you need to have your application packet in by Wednesday, May 5th at 12:00 PM (noon)

Testing Components:

* 500 meter ocean swim in less than 10 minutes * Paddleboard test * Dummy Drag of 50 feet in 30 seconds (150 lbs.) * CPR drill (applicants who do not have a current CPR certification will be tested on a later scheduled date)

Interview Process:

Applicants that pass all portions of the physical and skills tests listed above will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held n the afternoon of the same day as the physical and skills testing.

Please Note:

Paper copies of certifications and paper applications will not be accepted. Applicants failing to submit the required documents prior to the testing will not be allowed to test. Application packets will be considered incomplete that are lacking ALL the required documents and certifications. Applicants failing to submit the required documents prior to the testing will not be allowed to test.

The City of Encinitas and the San Dieguito Water District provide equal opportunity employment for all persons without regard to race, color, religion/religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, age, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, political affiliations, veteran status, Family Leave Act status, AB60 CA Driver's License status or status with pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding. The City and Water District encourage minorities, disabled persons and women to apply. Qualified applicants who move to the next level of the selection process must notify the Human Resources Office if accommodation is needed. A thorough background check will be conducted for the candidate(s) seriously considered for the position including fingerprinting and reference checking. A contingent job offer may be given pending the results of medical evaluation, which includes a physical, TB testing and drug and alcohol screening. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Interns,contract and seasonal employees are in enrolled in ICMA retirement 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.

Interns, contract and seasonal employees shall accrue sick leave pursuant to the Health Workplace, Health Family Act of 2014 (AB 1522).


Do you have a valid California Driver's License?

* Yes * No


Have you completed or are you currently enrolled in Introduction to Open Water Lifeguarding course approved by the USLA? Attach certificate of completion or proof of enrollment.

* Yes * No


I understand that if I do not attach ALL required documents at the time of application, my application will be not be reviewed.

* Yes * No

Required Question

Agency City of Encinitas

Address 505 S. Vulcan Ave

Encinitas, California, 92024

Phone (760) 633-2767

Website http://www.encinitasca.gov

Keywords: City of Encinitas, Oxnard , Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard I/II, Other , oxnard, California

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