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Lifeguard Swim Instructor - PT
GVRD Vallejo, CA

Lifeguard Swim Instructor - PT

Vallejo, CA
  • Part-Time
Job Description
Salary: $17.50-$18.50

Job Announcement

The Greater Vallejo Recreation District invites applications for:

Position: Lifeguard Swim Instructor-PT                         Department:  Recreation


Job Opening Date: January 1, 2023                            Location:  Cunningham


Deadline for applying:  Open Until Filled                   Position Type:  Part Time


Salary Range: $17.50 to $18.50            


The Greater Vallejo Recreation District is a Special Service District that has been serving area residents for over sixty years. As a Special Service District, GVRD operates as a separate government agency from the City of Vallejo. GVRD manages 407 acres of public park space including 20 neighborhood parks, 10 community parks, 6 special purpose parks, and Olympic-size swimming pool and 4 community centers.  GVRD maintains over 1,000 acres of public land. 

GVRD is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. With 30 plus full time and approximately 155 part-time and seasonal employees, GVRD operates on a 2019-2020 fiscal year budget of $7.9 million for general fund operations and Measure K funding amounting to $2.2 million.  The Measure K funding is being utilized to purchase necessary equipment, improve parks, facilities.

Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by
employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the

Responsible for the safety and general welfare of patrons. Will instruct in the Learn-to-Swim

Works under the general supervision of the Pool Manager and Senior Lifeguards.
Supervision is not a regular responsibility of this position.


Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Responsible for instruction of various aquatic classes as designated by the Pool Manager.
2. Guarding and patrolling the pool
3. Provide assistance in emergency situations, provide air to patrons in distress and the immediate administration of first aid when necessary.
4. Restricting swimmers within a given swimming area.
5. Warning patrons of unseen hazards.
6. Daily inspection of life guarding equipment and making necessary repairs.
7. Maintaining order and enforcing established rules.
8. After last rotation, assist or give breaks to the cashier.
9. Responsible for disinfecting the locker rooms/changing areas, and maintaining them during hours of operation.
10. Responsible for keeping the pool area in a neat and clean manner.


  • Minimum age - 15 years
  • Possession of current Lifeguard Training (CPR, First Aid, AED).
  • Pass practical skills test and written test.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license is desirable.

Ability to:

  • Interact effectively with diverse groups of people and respond to sensitive situations.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Environmental Conditions:
Pool, classroom, and outdoor environment; exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals.

Physical Conditions:
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for swimming, running, walking, lifting, crouching or crawling; standing or sitting for extended periods of time.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Deadline for applying:  Open until filled

To be considered for this career opportunity, please submit a GVRD employment application online

Please visit Current Job Openings! - Greater Vallejo Recreation District (



Oral Examination and writing assessment required if selected for initial interview.



GVRD will consider applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position and who have provided all requested application materials for an interview.


GVRD reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, cover letter, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions.



Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete pre-employment background check including fingerprint check and reference check.  


Other requirements:

  • Proof of legal right to work in the U.S.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

GVRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawful discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age or sexual orientation or military status of such person.



Vallejo, CA
94591 USA


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