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  • Position Number: 5104295
  • Location: Rocklin, CA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Lifeguard (20481191)
Summer Open Swim Hours

Sacramento/Metro Area

Job Type

Close Date
Until filled

$20.00-$20.00 Hourly

About Rocklin

The people who live and work in the City of Rocklin are the heart of the community and have built a special place for residents and visitors. Rocklin is a preferred location for business and living due to its convenient location, excellent schools, diverse mix of housing, abundant parks and recreational opportunities, and the highest commitment to public safety. Rocklin was recently named as one of top 100 Cities to live in America by "Money Magazine", and was named the best place in Placer County to raise a family by Rocklin's outstanding educational systems includes Rocklin Unified, one of the top-ranked unified school districts in the state, as well as Sierra College, ranked first in Northern California for transfers to UC and CSU universities and William Jessup University, a fast-growing private, 4-year university.

Due to Rocklin's low crime rates and top-notch public safety professionals, Rocklin is one of the top 20 safest cities in California. Rocklin also has a flourishing park system, with a park located within a half mile of nearly every resident in the City. Public and private development is creating an environment that supports vibrant entertainment, commercial activity, and residential options. Business attractions in the City feature large retailers like Bass Pro Shops, farm-to-fork restaurants including the Chef's Table, and award winning breweries such as Moksa Brewing Co.

The City of Rocklin is located in South Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65, and is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range in the West. With an estimated population of 70,000 people, Rocklin is one of the fastest growing cities in California, with approximately 65% of its growth since 2000. Rocklin was first recognized as a destination along the transcontinental railroad in 1864, about the same time granite mining began. The City was incorporated in 1863 during the heyday of railroad and granite mining activity. By 1910, 22 quarries operated in Rocklin, and in 1912, nearly 2,000 train carloads of granite were sent out of town to become part of the state capitol building and buildings in San Francisco.


As an organization, the City of Rocklin is dedicated to maintaining high standard of service, a collaborative team environment, innovative ideas, transparency, and on-going training and development. Team Rocklin takes pride in serving the citizens and maintaining a safe and thriving community. Rocklin team members appreciate the strong support they receive from the citizens who respect and value what they do to keep the City a great place to live, work and play. Working at the City of Rocklin, you can see firsthand the strong sense of community and high standard of service. Rocklin continues to be an innovative leader that is creating its own identity by challenging the status quo. Team Rocklin members are capable experts in their fields, who work together to accomplish the strategic objectives set forth by the City Council.

The City of Rocklin is an organization of professionals dedicated to serving residents, businesses and stakeholders. City departments include Police, Fire, Community Development, Human Resources, Finance, Public Services, Parks & Recreation, the City Manager's, City Clerk's and of course, the City Attorney's Office. Rocklin employees take pride in operating on efficient budgets and with appropriate level of staffing. Employees at all levels of the organization are encouraged to innovate and continue their personal growth, which in turn improves City programs that benefit the citizens of Rocklin.

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.

Parks & Recreation Department - 5460 5th Street Rocklin, 95677

Join us this summer season for a fun and engaging employment opportunity as a Lifeguard to support the City of Rocklin's upcoming aquatic program and activities taking place at the Rocklin High School pool.

Lifeguards play a critical role in ensuring courteous and professional service to all pool attendees, including:

Providing surveillance of swimmers and guests during City run swim hours.
Enforcing rules and regulation of City run aquatic facilities.
Responding to emergency situations at assigned facilities. Administering and coordinating emergency first aid, as necessary.
Providing superior customer service to all guests by assisting in a polite and expedient manner.
May be assigned other related duties.

No experience required. Previous lifeguard experience is highly desirable.

Must be at least 16 years of age (under 18 years old must have valid workers' permit).


Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate, or equivalent, by date of appointment.
Possession of a current American Red Cross CPR/AED certificate, or equivalent, by date of appointment. (Obtained in ARC Lifeguard Certification)
Possession of a current American Red Cross First Aid certificate, or equivalent, by date of appointment. (Obtained in ARC Lifeguard Certification)
If you do not currently possess the required American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate, or equivalent certificates, you may be eligible to attend a future certification training offered through the City of Rocklin, as a condition of employment. This offering will be City paid and at no cost to the conditional employee.


The following link provides a list of upcoming American Red Cross Lifeguard trainings and associated costs: American Red Cross - Lifeguard Training - Sunrise Recreation and Park District (

This is a temporary, part-time, at-will classification that assists the Parks and Recreation Department with City aquatic programs and activities. Temporary employees typically work less than twenty-eight (28) hours per week, not to exceed 990 hours in a fiscal year (July 1st through June 30th). The expected duration of the employment is six (6) months or fewer, dependent on the needs of the City. Anticipated scheduling needs are between the hours of 11:30am and 4:30pm.

Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits, excluding those benefits prescribed by law.

Please note: temporary part-time employment with the City of Rocklin is on an 'at-will' basis meaning the City or the employee may terminate employment at any time with or without cause.

Special Instructions
While always welcome, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of an official City application. The application must be completed in its entirety.
All required documents must be attached to the application; missing documents may be submitted until the final filing date. Human Resources will not accept documents after the final filing date.
Candidates over the age of 18 must pass a LiveScan background check prior to appointment.
The City of Rocklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
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