City of Carpinteria
  • Carpinteria, CA, USA
  • $14.97 - $17.59
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Perform a variety of lifesaving and accident prevention services at the beach. Ensure the safety of swimmers in and around the beach by providing constant surveillance.  Monitor swimmers, enforces safety rules, and responds to emergencies quickly and appropriately. Provide emergency medical care until emergency officials arrive.  Must be able to pass an ocean swim test of 1000 yards for 20 minutes or less.  Must be able to complete weeklong required lifeguard training.


Must possess CPR and American Red Cross First Aid. Lifeguards must possess Basic Lifesaving certification. Water Safety Instructor certification a plus.  Some prior recreational experience is preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old.


A general knowledge of recreational and educational activities is required.  Applicants must have ability to work in aquatic related programs, be able to remain calm in stressful situations and respond to emergency situations, possess the ability to interact and relate effectively with the public.


Salary range:  $14.97 - $17.59 per hour

The Community:

Incorporated in 1965, the City of Carpinteria (pop 14,000+) is an inviting seaside community with an abundance of natural beauty and small town charm.  Located in Santa Barbara County adjacent to Highway 101, the City is located 12 miles south of Santa Barbara, CA, 12 miles north of Ventura, CA and 80 miles north of Los Angeles, CA.

Situated between the mountains and the coast, residents and visitors enjoy over 275 days of sunshine a year and average daytime temperature between 68-80 degrees.  Carpinteria is an outdoor enthusiast's playground.  Rincon Point is recognized as one of the finest surfing spots in the world.  Beautiful beaches, a community swimming pool and picturesque parks and trails provide activities for every interest.


This recritment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice.  Prompt application submission is encouraged.



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