Position Title: Senior Lifeguard

Company: City Of El Segundo

Location: El Segundo, CA, US

Job Description:

This is a seasonal, part-time, hourly position working under the direction of the Aquatics Recreation Supervisor and Aquatics Recreation Coordinator. This position monitors and coordinates the work activities of Pool Lifeguards and instructs swim lessons as assigned.


  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Working and communicating effectively with children, the general public and other staff members;
  • Promote a positive, friendly and energetic attitude; follow oral and written instructions;
  • Have the ability to assist and protect the life and well-being of each and every patron by implementing the latest safety procedures, policies, rules, regulations and ordinances set forth by both the American Red Cross and City of El Segundo;
  • Surveys a public swimming pool; prevents patron accidents; rescues swimmers in distress;
  • Conducts beginning to advanced swim level courses; enforces regulations and codes; and performs related work;
  • Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities. Perform pool maintenance and cleaning;
  • Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility. Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance;
  • Performs pool chemistry check every two hours. Ensures that the pool, decks, and dressing rooms are safe, clean and orderly;
  • Perform other related duties, ass assigned.


  • urrent American Red Cross certification in the following: First Aid, CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training. Minimum one year of recent, paid lifeguard experience or two summer seasons of experience as a lifeguard, which must include experience teaching organized swim lessons and experience working with the public. Strong leadership skills and athletic background highly desirable.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor certifications preferred but not required.
    As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must attend all in-service trainings.
  • Individuals in this classification are required to successfully pass a background check that complies with Public Resources Code section 5164, which mandates that a city that hires a person to work at a park, playground, recreational center or beach, in a position having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, shall complete an application that inquires whether that individual has been convicted of specified criminal offenses.