Sunday , January 29 2023

Lasd Hiring – Ocean Lifeguard

Website Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Job Description:

Performs lifeguard and ocean rescue duties on an assigned section of ocean beach.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts continuous surveillance of assigned beach and ocean for signs of swimmers in distress and potential hazards such as rip currents, high waves, and backwash.
  • Executes single and multiple rescues in all ocean water conditions using rescue cans or rescue boards; using department approved techniques, secures and swims victims back through the surf or releases them to a rescue boat.
  • Administers first aid to victims of near-drowning, heart attack, seizure, heat exhaustion, broken bones, lacerations, or other medical emergencies; releases seriously injured victims to senior lifeguards or paramedic personnel.
  • Opens lifeguard tower at beginning of shift, checking equipment such as rescue cans and rescue boards, radio, first aid box, resuscitators, oxygen, face mask; reports malfunctions, beach and water conditions and number patrons to area officer.
  • Enforces beach ordinances and rules prohibiting activities such as use of illegal flotation devices, boats too close to shore, and surfboards in swimming areas; reports other incidents such as: dogs on the beach, drinking alcoholic beverages, or fights to area supervisor.
  • Responds to questions from patrons regarding matters such as tide tables, weather conditions and forecasts, and ocean conditions.
  • Maintains log book by entering information regarding rescues, first aid rendered, and other unusual events; writes a narrative account of major incidents.
  • Engages in the physical fitness program established by the department in order to maintain sufficient capability to perform ocean lifesaving duties.
  • Drives vehicles in performance of routine and emergency duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school* or its equivalent
  • A valid 2021 Los Angeles County Ocean Lifeguard Training Certificate*
  • A valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certificate*
  • A valid California Class C Driver License(* and **) is required to perform job-related essential functions.

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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