Lifeguard / Instructor’s Aide – Sacramento, CA

Lifeguard / Instructor’s Aide


Sacramento, CA



2001 East Street Woodland, 95776


Lifeguard / Instructor's Aide
Under general supervision, the Lifeguard provides a safe environment for all types of aquatic programs.  The Lifeguard prevents loss of life or injury to patrons and at all times performs related maintenance duties.  Some evening and weekend hours are required.  Mandatory pre-season in-service training sessions will be held in June.

Enforces pool rules and regulations; rescues persons in distress and renders First Aid/CPR when necessary; maintains pool records and reports, including program registration and safety reports; follows City policies and procedures; and performs other assigned duties, as required.

Age Requirement:
At Least 15 years of age

No prior experience is required
Recommended exposure to: swimming lessons instruction or working with young people in an organized environment, and/or participation in the Junior Lifeguard program, or experience as an Instructor's Aide, or Lifeguard.

Knowledge of:
Lifeguard rescue and life-saving techniques

Ability to:
Demonstrate all Lifeguard Training skills
Proficiently swim and demonstrate swimming skills
Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
Work with other people contacted in the course of employment

Education and Certifications:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training with CPR and First Aid (or equivalent)
Ability to obtain training in First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22 equivalent)

$17.00 – $18.00 per hour (Scale based on experience and years of service)

The City of Woodland's Community Services Department is accepting applications for employment.  The filing date is Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 5PM.  Interviews will be conducted April 2 through April 21, 2023.

Apply to:
Community Services Department
2001 East Street
Woodland, CA 95776
Phone: (530) 661-2000

The pay cycle is bi-weekly.  With the exception of Workers' Compensation and sick leave, no other benefits are provided.  Employees must contribute 1.45% of salary to Medicare and 7.5% to a retirement plan in accordance with Federal Law.

All positions are temporary/part-time, usually offering 15-35 hours per week during the 2023 Aquatic season June through August 2023, Sunday through Saturday between the hours of 5AM and 10PM.

Temporary/Part-Time employees are not allowed to work more than 960 hours per fiscal year.

The ability to speak and understand Spanish is a desirable qualification for all positions.

For more information, contact Recreation Supervisor, Brad Peterson at (530) 661-2000


The City of Woodland hires only US citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

The City of Woodland is an equal opportunity employer






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