City of Fremont
  • Water Safety
  • Fremont, CA, USA
  • 16.00-18.00 per hour Depending on qualifications and experience
  • Hourly
  • Part-Time - Seasonal



Water Safety Attendant is primary responsible for the supervision of on-site recreation activities at the Waterpark and safe operations of all rides (in water 4 feet or less). This responsibility may include public assistance, public education, enforcement of rules and regulations, administration of first aid and life support, and light maintenance. The Attendant is expected to work weekends and holidays on a regular basis.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (This is a general description of duties and is not all-inclusive)

  • Provide outstanding customer service while performing assigned duties, including interpreting and conveying information throughout the Waterpark
  • Staff tube rentals, tower, and spray ground, along with garbage pickup and bathroom cleaning throughout the day
  • Supervise public use to enhance recreation activities and insure safe and legal uses
  • Ensure the safety of all guests and staff within the Waterpark
  • Respond to emergencies in a timely and safe manner
  • Produce competent reports of incidents and injuries
  • Recognize hazardous situations and contain area until help arrives
  • Comply with standards of City designated safety agencies
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality in performing all aspects of assigned responsibilities
  • Attend training and staff meetings as assigned
  • Assist other City departments in the event of major emergencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned


The position is supervised by the Lead Lifeguard and Water Safety Coordinator.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Ability to maintain positive and productive working relationships with others
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task and complete tasks on time
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required
  • All candidates must meet the following physical requirements:
    • Sit or stand for long periods of time (90% of assigned shift, possibly in excess of 10 hours)
    • Ability to walk up and down stairs
    • Ability to use a whistle and hand signals
    • Ability to lift and maneuver at least 50 pounds
    • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop, push, and pull
    • Work in an outdoor environment with wet conditions and extreme heat
    • Work in direct sunlight
    • Vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


  • Must be able to handle sensitive and/or stressful situations or information with tact, discretion and significant awareness of confidentiality
  • Must effectively communicate with adults and children from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Willingness to comply with suspected child abuse reporting (11166.5 PC)
  • Employees are required to be certified in Adult/Child CPR & First Aid from American Red Cross, American Heart Association or supervisor approved equivalent. Employees must be certified within 30 days of hire date or prior to the first day of work, whichever occurs earlier.
  • Fingerprinting and TB test are required
  • Must submit verification of legal right to work in the United States as a condition of employment


Qualified application will be evaluated on the basis of related experience and quality of presentation.

The most highly qualified applicants will be invited to an oral interview. Applicant evaluations may include a written and physical test. Satisfactory candidates will be placed on an eligibility list. Placements are anticipated immediately after the list is established. Some placements may be assigned to emphasize public education as the City's needs require.

Some positions may require a health evaluation.


To be considered for this position, apply online by submitting a completed City application and resume through our on line application system:

Reasonable Accommodation: The Recreation Services Division will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise us of any special needs a minimum of 5 days in advance of the selection process by calling (510) 494-4347 or emailing



The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

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