Employment

GOLDEN STATE LIFEGUARDS IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 SEASON.

 

 

If you are interested in applying for a position with Golden State Lifeguards, please fill out the following form and we will contact you as soon as possible. (Please read all the prerequisites below before submitting interest)

 

**We do not recognize Ellis Lifeguards
**We do not recognize Ellis Lifeguards
This information will be used to initiate a preliminary background and reference check. If approved, you will be emailed an official application that must be filled out and returned ASAP.

 


LIFEGUARDS

Golden State Lifeguards is currently recruiting pool and ocean lifeguard candidates for 2021 season in all areas of Southern California (SEE LIST BELOW). All candidates must get their resumes, applications and all pertinent documents in to qualify for testing and interviews. *PLEASE APPLY FOR THE MOST RELEVANT POSITION YOU FEEL YOU QUALIFY FOR.

ALL POSITIONS ARE PART-TIME, $17.00 to $20.00 PER HOUR, DOE

– Pool Lifeguard I
– Pool Lifeguard II

– Ocean Lifeguard Specialist (EMR, EMT, Paramedic)

We are seeking professional and mature candidates who understand that the job of lifeguard is not about getting that perfect tan or trying to get the hottest guy/girl. In fact, we seek candidates who have a passion to ensure the safety and well-being of all swimmers under their watch. The job of lifeguard is as serious as it gets! Do you have what it takes to be a part of the team?

All candidates must have the following:

Must be a U.S. citizen (We do not accept HR1 Visas)
– Must be a Southern California resident
Must be 18 years of age of older however over 21 years of age is preferred
– Must have current and valid California driver license
– Must have reliable transportation
– Must have current and valid auto insurance
– Must have the ability to pass a background check to include criminal background check
– Must have the ability to pass all skills testing to include swim tests
– Must be physically fit and able to perform the job of lifeguard
– Must be able to work with children of all ages
– Must be available all weekends and holidays (Spring Break, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day)

All respective candidates must have the following:

– American Red Cross lifeguard or Starguard Elite lifeguard certification (for pool lifeguards)
– USLA training/certification (for ocean lifeguards)

The following is desired but not necessary:

– EMR certification
– NREMT certification
– Paramedic


OCEAN LIFEGUARD

OCEAN LIFEGUARD CANDIDATES MUST APPLY BEFORE TAKING THE PERFORMANCE TEST. ONCE APPLICATIONS ARE APPROVED, CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED AND GIVEN INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SELF SCHEDULE FOR THE PERFORMANCE TEST. YOU MUST SELF SCHEDULE FOR THE PERFORMANCE TEST.  YOU WILL NOT BE TESTED WITHOUT FOLLOWING THIS PROCEDURE.

Yacht and Ocean Lifeguard positions guard swimmers at designated beaches and assignments, perform rescues, administer first aid, warn swimmers of dangerous water conditions, enforce aquatic beach regulations and ordinances, clean and maintain lifeguard equipment, give information to the public, and maintain records and write reports; and perform other duties as assigned.

NOTES:

  • Ocean Lifeguard positions will be available primarily on a year-round, part-time basis. Summer months may see up to 25 hours per week.
  • Ocean Lifeguard employees may be required to work holidays and weekends on a year-round basis.
  • Ocean Lifeguard employees must furnish and wear standard apparel prescribed by the Human Resources Division.
  • Ocean Lifeguard employees must re-qualify for required certificates to retain employment.
  • Ocean Lifeguard employees are required to pass a swimming performance test administered by the Senior Lifeguard command staff once a year to retain employment.
  • In accordance with California Public Resources Code section 5163, all persons holding Ocean Lifeguard positions must get tested for tuberculosis (TB) when hired and every four years thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

You must meet the following requirements by June 18, 2021:

AGE:  18 years of age or older.

CERTIFICATES:  You must have ALL of the following valid certificates:

  1. American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Certificate.
  2. American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers OR American Heart Association CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers Certificate.
  3. Certificate of completion for the Oxnard Fire Academy USLA Open Water Lifeguarding course dated within the last two years.

NOTES:

  • A current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate will satisfy the EMR Certificate requirement.
  • Oxnard Regional Fire Academy offers the USLA Open Water Lifeguard training.  Training is scheduled for Spring 2021. For more information, please visit https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/departments/academic/public-safety-fire-technology/public-safety-lifeguard-academy
  • Prompt completion of these requirements is encouraged. Failure to meet all the requirements and be in possession of a valid certificate of completion for the Oxnard Fire Academy USLA Open Water Lifeguarding course by June 18, 2021 may result in the termination of the contingent employment.  Under no circumstances will employees be permitted to work as a Yacht and Ocean Lifeguard until all requirements are verified and are on file.
  • Candidates selected for contingent employment who do NOT have the required Oxnard USLA Lifeguard Academy certificate of completion dated within the last two years by June 18, 2021 will be required to attend and complete the Oxnard USLA Lifeguard Academy scheduled in the spring of 2021.
  • Candidates selected for contingent employment who have an Oxnard USLA Lifeguard Academy certificate of completion dated within the last two years by June 18, 2021 will be required to attend and complete a Lifeguard Refresher Training Course scheduled in late spring 2021.
  • Candidates may be required to obtain California PC 832 (Peace Officer) training certificate from a California approved POST training facility.

LICENSE:  A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire.

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by NREMT.
  • California PC 832 certificate (peace officer)

SCREENING PROCESS

The screening process will consist of the following components:

1.  APPLICATION REVIEW:  Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the application will be reviewed carefully.  If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be further reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met.

2.  PERFORMANCE TEST: IF YOU MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND YOUR APPLICATION IS APPROVED, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED AND GIVEN INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO VIEW AVAILABLE TEST DATES AND SELF SCHEDULE FOR ONE OF THE PERFORMANCE TESTS. Once scheduled, you will be guaranteed admission to the examination you select.

The performance test will be held at The Beach Club (Santa Monica North between Tower 2 & Tower 18), beginning at 9:00 a.m. and is a pass/fail examination which consists of a 500-meter swim that must be completed in 10 MINUTES OR LESS.

NOTES:

  • YOU MUST SELF SCHEDULE FOR THE PERFORMANCE TEST. YOU WILL NOT BE TESTED WITHOUT FOLLOWING THIS PROCEDURE.
  • Candidates must provide valid government-issued photo identification (e.g., driver license, military ID, Department of Motor Vehicles ID, or passport) on the day of the performance test.
  • Candidates may not wear goggles, wetsuits, rash guards or swim caps made of neoprene during the performance test.
  1. INTERVIEW: Candidates who pass the performance test will be invited to participate in an interview either on the date of the performance test or a later date as determined by the hiring department. Candidates will be notified of the specific time and location at the performance test.Candidates who pass the performance test will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days).  For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be considered by the hiring department.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following:  Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check.  The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report.  Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation.  All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins.  A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment.  Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with Golden State Lifeguards.  Applicants must notify the Human Resources Officer of any changes in their name, address (home, email),

or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

VISION REQUIREMENT:  Uncorrected vision must not be worse than 20/40 in both eyes together with acceptable color vision. Vision between 20/20 and 20/40 in both eyes together must be corrected to 20/20 both eyes together with glasses or contact lenses. Monocular vision is not acceptable.

If you have undergone any type of refractive vision surgery (or “touch-up” surgery) such as Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), radial keratotomy (RK), or photo refractive keratectomy (PRK) a year or longer prior to being medically considered for the Ocean Lifeguard position, you must be substantially free of vision problems such as: impaired vision at night or under dim lighting conditions; sensitivity to glare; starbursts experienced around light sources such as street lights or headlights; hazing or blurring of vision; eye irritation and pain; progressive regression of visual acuity; and daily changes in visual acuity. Your vision must be 20/20 both eyes together. If it is not, it may be no worse than 20/40 both eyes together and must be corrected to 20/20 both eyes together with glasses or contact lenses. You will be asked to submit the results of a recent eye examination from your private ophthalmologist documenting the status of your vision.

If you have undergone any type of refractive vision surgery (or “touch-up” surgery) within less than a year of being medically considered for the Ocean Lifeguard position, you may be hired on a conditional basis if you successfully complete a company-provided vision examination prior to hire and at periodic intervals thereafter until one year has elapsed from the date of the last vision surgery or “touch-up” surgery. You must be substantially free of the vision problems outlined in the paragraph above. Your vision must be 20/20 both eyes together. If it is not, it may be no worse than 20/40 both eyes together and must be corrected with glasses or contact lenses to 20/20 both eyes together.

NOTE:  The contents of this announcement are for the general information of candidates. They do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Final determination of a candidate’s medical suitability for employment is determined at the time of the medical examination.


POOL PARTY GAME GAME COACHES

During the summer of 2019, Golden State Lifeguards debuted a new service offering pool party game coaches which turned out to be very well received and highly requested service! We seek to expand on this service by having several teams of game coaches to entertain kids of all ages at pool parties.

We are seeking to hire game coaches who have experience running and facilitating pool games for kids of all ages.

All candidates must have the following:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid driver license & auto insurance
  • Must have experience working with kids of all ages
  • Must have knowledge and experience running games for kids (age appropriate)
  • Must have current & valid CPR certification (Adult, child & infant)
  • Must have ability to pass extensive background check (DOJ, FBI & Sexual Predator Database)
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficient swimming ability

 


We are seeking candidates in the following regions:

– Los Angeles County
– Orange County
– Ventura County
– Santa Barbara County

Please submit interest and/or resumes to hr@goldenstatelifeguards.com

No phone calls please!!

 

 

 

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