January 13, 2009
Joyce Fitzpatrick 626.821.4645 or
County of Los Angeles
Now Hiring Lake Lifeguards!
WHO: The Lake Lifeguards of the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation are recruiting new applicants for their Lake Lifeguard service. The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards safeguard 40 miles of California's most enjoyed inland waters, Castaic Lake, Bonelli Park and Santa Fe Dam.
WHAT: We need your help to carry out our mission to protect swimmers and save lives at our Los Angeles County lakes. For over 75 years Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards have earned a reputation as one of the finest
life guarding agencies in the world. We are looking for quality individuals with a strong athletic background (swimming, running, water polo, etc.) to continue this tradition.
A Lake Lifeguard observes an assigned area of a lake from a tower, launch ramp or patrol boat to preserve order, prevent accidents, and effect rescues. All candidates must have the ability to swim 1000 meters in eighteen minutes or less. New applicants for the Lake Lifeguard program require no prior experience. Upon completion of swimming exam, applicants will be enrolled in the Lake Lifeguard Academy where they must complete a County approved basic course of instruction including advanced lifesaving, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
LICENSE: A valid California “Class C” Driver License is required.
AGE: At least eighteen (18) years of age. You must be 18 on or before May 16, 2009.
VISION: At least 20/30 in each eye without correction.
HEARING: (see official job bulletin)
EDUCATION: Proof of high school graduation or its equivalent is required at the time of appointment.
WHERE: San Fernando Regional Pool Facility
208 Park Ave.
San Fernando, CA 91340
Saturday, February 14, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
San Dimas Swim & Racquetball Club
990 W. Covina Blvd.
San Dimas, CA 91773
Sunday, February 15, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
570 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Sunday, February 22, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
For more information contact:
Jim Hughes, Lake Aquatics Manage at 909.599.9364 Ext. 2010
Lake Facilities: Bonelli Park 909/599-8411 Castaic Lake 661/257-4050 x239
and Santa Fe Dam 626/334-1065