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Summer & Year-Round Job Opportunities

 

Lifeguard 

Lifeguard Job Description:

Lifeguard positions are seasonal and year-round. Guards report directly to the Head Guard and/or the Assistant Manager & General Manager.  

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and execute emergency lifesaving procedures to swimmers in distress and other emergencies at the pool
  • Enforce pool rules of the pool
  • Complete Incident Reports regarding incidents at the pool
  • Attend all mandatory In-Service Trainings and Safety/Staff Meetings
  • Help maintain cleanliness of LRD’s pool deck & locker rooms.
  • Reviews all pool equipment and furniture for functionality.
  • Provides excellent customer service to pool patrons

Qualifications:

  • Current Lifeguard CPR/AED Certification in a pool setting
  • Professional, team-player, responsible, self-motivated and reliable
  • Excellent time management & communication skills
  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Available to potentially work early mornings, nights, weekends & holidays.
  • LRD accepts applicants who are members & non-members. 

Pay Rate:

  • $17-$25/hour depending on experience
  • Time & one half pay on holidays

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Due of the fluctuating nature of the community center environment and operations, it may be necessary that each employee perform a multitude of different functions. It may be necessary to work in other areas of the LRD and help others when the occasion arises.  Accordingly, you may be expected to perform other tasks as needed or directed.

How to apply:

  • All applicants need to have a current Lifeguard Certification in a pool setting to apply
  • Submit an online job application
Summer Swim Instructors 

Swim Instructor Job Description

Swim Instructor positions are year-round or seasonal: May—September. Swim Instructors report directly to the Assistant Manager & General Manager.

Instructing Responsibilities: 

  • Fill schedule with unlimited amount of swim lesson instruction in coordination with other departmental programming
  • Provide high quality swim instruction as distributed by Aquatic’s Director or Wellness Director
  • Provide feedback to swimmers and parents as needed
  • Ensure client satisfaction

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Attend all mandatory In-Service Trainings and Safety/Staff Meetings
  • Manage schedule & communicate appropriately with upper management

Qualifications :

  • Current CPR/AED Certification
  • Professional, team-player, responsible, self-motivated and reliable
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends, and/or weekdays
  • Must be at least 16 years old
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Other Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Because of the fluctuating demands of the LRD operations, it may be necessary that each employee perform a multitude of different functions.  It may be necessary to work in other areas of the LRD and help others when the occasion arises.  Accordingly, you may be expected to perform other tasks as needed or directed.

How to apply:

  • All applicants need to have a current CPR/AED Certification in a pool setting to apply
  • Submit an online job application
Camp Ladera Counselors 

Camp Ladera Counselor

Under the direct supervision of the Head Camp Counselors, Assistant Manager & General Manager, Camp Counselors are responsible for ensuring a fun, safe and positive camp experience for campers. Counselor responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Teamwork & Leadership:

  •  Supervising a variety of recreational and educational activities for children ages 5-12
  • Collaborate with other camp counselors to assist in daily activities
  • Assist instructors, lifeguards, and other LRD staff by actively participating in all aspects of the camper’s day
  • et a good example for campers in all areas, including cleanliness, clean-up, rules, and sportsmanship and being respectful
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on other duties as assigned

Activities:

  • Guide campers in all aspects of activities
  • Engage with campers in activities including crafts, games, sports, science, swimming, creative play, etc.
  • Supervise and lead assigned program areas and activities as designated by the Head Camp Counselors

Administrative:

  •  Adhere to established schedules and work assignments
  • Excellent time management
  • Attend meetings as scheduled
  • Open, clear, and effective communication with staff, kids, parents & management
  • Respond to emails and phone calls regarding job in a timely manner
  • Clock in and out upon arrival and departure each day

Safety:

  • Enforce the policies/rules to ensure the safety of the campers
  • Perform first aid as needed
  • Conduct equipment, supply and facility inspections to ensure proper use and safety
  • Observe behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques
  • Notify the Head Counselor & Management of any problems that arise in a timely manner
  • Complete and maintain records including attendance records, forms, accident, and injury reports, etc.

Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of age.  
  • At least one consecutive year of experience working in a recreation group program and/or camp.
  •  Ability to teach and lead various recreational activities
  • Energetic and creative person with high level of self-initiative
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Good organizational and communication skills; both verbal and written
  • A good attitude and desire to have an educational and fun summer
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
  • Coaching, ability and/or experience in swimming and child care preferred

How to apply:

  • All applicants need to have a current CPR/AED Certification in a pool setting to apply
  • Submit an online job application
Junior Camp Counselor-Volunteer Position 

Junior Counselors is a volunteer position that provides hands on experience and training to gain knowledge on how to become an effective Camp Counselor. Junior Counselors will be able to record their hours to help them with volunteer hours towards school or personal development program requirements. The General Manager or Assistant Manager will need to sign the appropriate paperwork if needed. Should the Junior Counselor continue volunteering until the age of 15, they will be able to apply to interview for a Camp Counselor position.  This is a seasonal position that begins in June and ends in July. Junior Counselors will report to the Head Camp Counselors and General Manager.

How to apply:

  • All applicants need to have a current CPR/AED Certification in a pool setting to apply
  • Submit an online job application
Dolphin Swim Coach 

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Junior Dolphin Swim Coach-Volunteer Position 

More info to come...

About the LRD 

Due to the fluctuating demands of the LRD’s operations, it may be necessary that each employee perform a multitude of different functions.  It may be necessary to work in other areas of the LRD and help others when the occasion arises.  Accordingly, you may be expected to perform other tasks as needed or directed.

Ladera Recreation District (LRD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LRD strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. LRD does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.