Aquatics Job Opportunities

Join our dynamic Aquatics team!  Successful individuals in this environment are team-oriented, dedicated, responsible, and kind.  Positions are available for Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor. No certification is required before applying.  Must be certified within 90 days of employment.  Please see information about Lifeguarding and WSI certification classes.

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Lifeguard - APPLY NOW!
Lifeguard
  • Supervises patrons in and around the water during open swim, lap swim, and swim lessons.
  • Starting at $18.77/hour 
    • Plus a $500 Hiring Bonus!
  • Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid*
    • *Do not need to be certified to apply.  Certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • The City of Temecula offers Lifeguarding classes. Click here for more info!

    Please see the job posting for complete details. 
  • APPLY NOW!
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) - APPLY NOW!
WSI
  • Plans, coordinates and teaches learn-to-swim and water safety courses.
  • Starting at $18.77/hour
    • Plus a $500 Hiring Bonus!
  • Certified in American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor*
    • *Do not need to be certified to apply.  Certification required within 90 days of hire.
    • The City of Temecula offers WSI classes. Click here for more info!

Please see the job posting for complete details.

Sr. Guard
Sr. Guard
  • Supervises patrons in and around the water during open swim, lap swim, and swim lessons.
  • Plans, coordinates and teaches learn-to-swim and water safety courses.
  • Starting at $20.21/hour
    • Plus $500 Hiring Bonus!
  • Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid and American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor*
    • *Do not need to be certified to apply.  Certification required within 90 days of hire.

Not currently hiring for this position but potential to advance.

Hiring Process

The selection process will include a skills test and an interview.

LIFEGUARD and SR. GUARD POSITIONS:

The skills test will include:

  • A 200-yard swim (8 lengths) demonstrating competent front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke
  • Treading water for 2 minutes using arms and legs
  • A 20-yard swim using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke, surface dive to 10-12 feet, retrieve a 10-pound brick, swim 20 yards back to the starting point, and place the brick on the deck and exit the pool without using a ladder

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR POSITION:

The skills test will include:

  • A 100-yard swim (4 lengths) demonstrating competent front crawl (freestyle) 
  • A 25-yard swim (1 length) demonstrating competent backstroke
  • A 25-yard swim (1 length) demonstrating competent breaststroke
  • Treading water for 1 minute using arms and legs


Certifications

The City of Temecula uses the American Red Cross as the certifying agency for required certifications. The following certifications are required within 90 days of employment.  For more information about certification, classes click here.

 LifeguardWater Safety InstructorSenior Lifeguard
American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First AidX
X
ARC Advanced First Aid (Title 22)X
X
ARC Administering Emergency OxygenX
X
ARC Bloodborne PathogensXXX
ARC Water Safety Instructor XX
ARC CPR/AED X