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Posted on May 18, 2019 by Desert Recreation District

Indio, CA 92201
Leisure & Sport
19 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Join the Fun Team this summer as a Desert Recreation District Lifeguard! The Desert Recreation District is looking for awesome candidates who love working with both children and adults and love being in the water. This is great seasonal summer employment for students, retirees and all residents who want to earn some extra money this summer! There are locations throughout the Coachella Valley including Mecca, Coachella, Indio, and La Quinta. The District Overview: Desert Recreation District is responsible for over 30 recreational facilities that include community and fitness centers, sports fields, swimming pools, a golf course and driving range, and various parks and open spaces. In addition, DRD creates and delivers quality programs, services and classes; and, facilitates leisure opportunities through partnerships that encourage residents to engage in healthy lifestyles and wellness activities. In the past year we have offered over 2,800 classes and programs, and more than 200 special events. Job Description: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrols and/or observes parks and the water to monitor waders, swimmers, and other guests.Through communication and proactive safety contacts, averts potential accidents.Provides guidance, warnings and announcements for the public's benefit and information.Utilizes swimming, paddling and water lifesaving skills to perform water rescues.Provides first responder medical emergency response to water and other District emergencies, including initial assessment, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, and trauma emergency care.Provides general assistance, information and instruction to the public regarding pool and other related public safety issues.Administers basic first aid for minor injuries.Participates in educational courses and training in lifeguarding techniques and equipment, medical aid and a variety of other subjects related to lifeguarding. For a full job-description, visit our website: DRD Career Opportunities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS[1]: Must be at least 16 years of age on or before the first day of certification class. Must pass American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. The District will assist you in obtaining certification.First aid training and professional rescuer CPR. The District will assist in obtaining First Aid certification. EEO The Desert Recreation District is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, veteran's status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The Desert Recreation District complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled employees and applicants. Apply on Agency Website Category: Sports , Keywords: Lifeguard

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