This is Part Time, Non Permanent position Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have outstanding opportunities available, as we're looking for the "right people" to serve as Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors with the Community and Library Services Department. First and foremost, the City is seeking individuals who have an unwavering commitment to team-based environment, and recognize that leaders must be focused always on serving their people. For us in Huntington Beach, successful candidates must be genuinely committed to living our organization’s behavioral values, which include: Humility… be willing to place the team before self.Exceptionality… be really (REALLY) good at what you do.Social Awareness… say and do those things that bring people together.Passion… recognize the awesome responsibility we have to serve the people of HB.Integrity… live our values authentically.Outside of these behavioral characteristics, we’re also looking for candidates who are ready to grow and develop and who can envision new ways to improve and enhance services. We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic individuals who have a desire to conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provide lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work. Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed.Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.Hours worked per week may vary. The City of Huntington Beach offers a complete American Red Cross Swim Program. Our program is designed to meet a variety of swimming needs. Whether it is learning new swimming techniques, or recreational enjoyment of the water, we have something for everybody. The swim courses follow the American Red Cross standards. Year-round classes are offered to participants age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 – June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Under supervision, provides program information, customer service, may collect money or donations, and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following: Conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provides lifeguarding duties, patrols pool decks, and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.
The qualifications vary depending on the position. Please see the "Supplemental Questions" for details. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety.If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview.Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results.Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.