Published January 14, 2022

Field/Industry Recreation & Entertainment

Business Name City of Redding

Contact Name Jessica R Palmer

Address 777 Cypress Avenue

Phone Number 5302254451

Email Address


Job Position/Title Aquatic Center Staff: Lifeguard or Swim Lesson/Fitness Instructor

Rate of Pay $15.75 - $24.08 per hour

Days / Hours Part time

Link to job application

Job Description

Apply NOW for these great part-time/seasonal Spring & Summer positions at the Aquatic Center! These are highly sought after jobs that will be filled as soon as possible, so please apply immediately! Applications will be reviewed only as positions become available.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly by the Department. Positions may include day, evening, holiday and weekend shift work and require work in the sunlight and the elements.

Minimum age for any position is 16. All new employees will be subject to drug/alcohol screening, and if 18 or older, will be fingerprinted prior to beginning work. Required certifications must be submitted prior to employment.

The following positions will be filled from this job posting:


Lifeguard (Recreation Specialist) $15.75-$18.23/hour

Swim Lesson Instructor (Recreation Instructor): $16.30-$24.08/hour

Water Sports and Fitness Instructor (Recreation Instructor): $16.30-$24.08/hour


Lifeguard: Must possess or be willing to acquire First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and Lifeguard Training certification from a recognized certifying agency; and the ability to interact effectively with the public and City employees.

Swim Lesson Instructor or Water Sports and Fitness Instructor: Must possess or be willing to acquire First Aid and CPR/AED Adult with CPR Child/Infant certification; must possess or have previously possessed WSI certificate; ability to instruct swim lessons according to American Red Cross standards -or- ability to instruct diving, synchronized swimming and other water fitness activities; and the ability to interact effectively with the public and City employees. Lifeguard Training and Title 22 certificates highly desirable.

Application and Examination Process

Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Check your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Personnel Department with any questions

Application Process: Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application in order to be considered.

Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine those best qualified to be interviewed.

Please contact the Personnel Department if you require accommodation in the interview process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.

The City of Redding adheres to Cal/OSHA COVID-19 requirements.


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