Lifeguard - Part-Time/Seasonal
Company: City of Henderson
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Click here to view a complete copy of the job description.
Why join Team Henderson?
For the exciting opportunity to become part of a premier
organization where you can make friends, have fun, and get
What will you earn? The pay has recently increased!
$14.10 per hour (* Note that this is a part-time hourly position
and does not include health/medical benefits .)
What type of work will you be doing?
Lifeguards are responsible for observing swimmers and patrons who
are using our aquatics facilities and outdoor/activity pools. You
will be expected to perform water rescues, assist persons in
distress, and administer first-aid when necessary. You will also
perform routine safety checks and maintain the cleanliness of our
facilities and pools.
No lifeguard certification? We will give you FREE* training!
*If you work a minimum of 200 total hours from the day you begin
working for the Aquatics Division or from Memorial Day through
Labor Day of the same calendar year that you are hired, lifeguard
training and certification costs will be covered by the City!
Please note, that the City may hold your certification document
until you meet the 200 hour requirement which means you cannot
transfer your certification to another employer. If you have
Starfish Aquatics Institute or American Red Cross certifications,
you will be required to attend a course provided by the City to
transition your existing certifications to StarGuard and American
Health & Safety Institute certifications prior to beginning work as
What kind of shifts/hours can you expect to work?
We have a range of program hours and do our best to provide
scheduling flexibility dependent on your availability and where we
need you to work.
- Annual average of 19 hours per-week (maximum per year 988
- Potentially 40 hours per-week during the summer season
- Work hours may vary and include early mornings, evenings,
weekends and holidays, and/or split shifts (example: before and
after school) Where will you work?
Work locations and assignments are subject to change and are based
on department needs. You may be required to work at different
aquatic facilities or pools within the same work day or work week.
Although you don't need a driver's license to be a lifeguard, you
must have regular and reliable transportation to get to your
assigned work location. Click here for an overview of our aquatic
centers and pools.
What about COVID-19?
All employees must follow current City of Henderson COVID-19 safety
policies, procedures, and practices such as wearing masks,
practicing social distancing, washing your hands, and sanitizing
work areas. COVID-19 protocols are subject to change at any
What happens after you apply?
- Your application will be reviewed to make sure you meet the
minimum requirements for this position.
- Before we can consider you, we need you to apply online!
(Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee that
you will be interviewed or hired).
- Your application will be active throughout the duration of this
job bulletin until the specified closing date and time. You may be
contacted at any time during the posting window (closing on
- If your application isn't selected to move forward in this
opening, you will have an opportunity to apply again during the
next job bulletin posting. What happens if you are contacted for an
- You should be prepared to interview in a variety of settings
such as in-person, virtually, or by phone.
- Please make sure your application includes a valid email
address that you check regularly and a current phone number that is
set up for voicemail, and please regularly check/clear your voice
mailbox so we can leave you a message.
- We encourage you to sign up to receive SMS/text messages - you
can opt-in when you apply! Applicants invited to interview must
successfully complete the following prerequisite swim test in order
to move forward in the hiring process:
- 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (unassisted)
- 50-yard continuous swim with head above water (assisted with
- 1-minute water tread (without use of hands or arms)
- Retrieval of 10-pound object from 7 - 13 feet of water depth
This is a safety-sensitive position, which means that you are
subject to drug testing if we offer you a position, as detailed
under NRS 613(1)(d).
- You must be 16 years of age at the time of application or
- You must obtain the following certifications within thirty (30)
days of hire:
- StarGuard ELITE - Lifeguard Certification
- American Safety & Health Institute Basic First Aid
- American Safety & Health Institute Bloodborne Pathogens
- American Safety & Health Institute CPR Pro for the Professional
- American Safety & Health Institute Emergency Oxygen
The City offers these certification courses at no charge to
employees, but if you are unable to attend the in-service training
courses offered by the City you may be required to obtain required
certifications elsewhere at your own expense.
Click here to view a complete copy of the job description.
Required Documents/Assessment Information
You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and
hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email and
voicemail for the contact information that you provided on your
application. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not
set up or is full, so please make sure that you set up, check, and
clear out your voicemail during the application and hiring
Please add firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
and firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book to prevent
any emails from going to your Spam/Junk folder.
Employment with the City may be subject to the successful
completion of a post offer background investigation,
medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see
the job description to view the physical requirements of the
The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified
individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the
candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources
Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.
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