Employment Opportunities

Hiring Procedure

  • All previous Lifeguards and Maintenance personnel have priority in the job openings at Hacienda. This means there will only be openings for Lifeguards if any of the the previous season’s lifeguards chose not to return for the upcoming season. There is a maximum of 10 Lifeguards and possibly 1 or 2 "on-call" positions.

  • There is a maximum of 4 Maintenance Personnel hired in any one season. Maintenance Personnel have priority for applying for a Lifeguarding position.

  • All positions have flexible hours and all personnel must be available to work 2 of the 3 Holidays during the season (Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day).

  • Hiring of staff goes to the best qualified candidates following an interview process and it is not on a first-come basis.

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Youth Maintenance Personnel

Our pool is hiring youths ages 15-19 for maintenance work at the pool from Spring through the Fall. Hours are flexible. Little to no contact with the public will happen while working. Employees will be provided & required to wear PPE. This employee will be required to clean bathrooms, clean the pool deck, handle refuse, sweep up the grounds, record pool chemistry, be a morning set up person, or be an evening shut down person.

Pay is $13/hr. High school students must obtain a work permit. Even if you're not ready to work now, you can begin the hiring process and be ready to work by summer.

Duties include: Complete cleaning and maintenance of Hacienda bathrooms, grounds, picnic areas and such related cleaning of property. Excellent in following all the specific job specifications for the position. Other light projects as assigned.

  • Motivated and Hard working

  • Flexible with working hours

  • Extremely Responsible

  • Good Communications Skills

  • Takes directions well and good follow through

  • Must be at least 15 years of age

Head Assistant, Maintenance

Duties include: Oversee projects involving maintenance personnel. Person is the main substitute for maintenance personnel in cases of absence, vacations, etc. Various special projects as assigned by Maintenance Board Manager.

  • Possess great interpersonal and communications skills and leadership skills.

  • Must be assertive, proactive, self-motivated and takes directions well from Mgmt.

  • Flexible with working hours

  • Must be able to drive and have car to run errands for supplies needed

  • General Supplies Inventory and Purchasing for Hacienda

  • Must be at least 17 years old

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Duties of Lifeguards include ensuring guest safety, enforcing rules, providing guest service, responding to aquatic and on land emergencies, and providing medical care as trained. Lifeguards rotate to a variety of positions throughout their shifts including dispatching positions, seated positions, roving positions, and in water positions.

Swim Instructors and Provisional Swim Instructors are expected to provide quality swim lesson instruction to participants of all ages.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for guarding the entire pool area, responding to any level of incident around the entire facility, enforcing our rules fairly and politely, checking and maintaining pool chemicals, being responsive to member and guest requests, ensuring member safety, being patient and enthusiastic while teaching and holding productive lessons; maintaining communication and relationships with their clients or parents of their students, and other tasks assigned by the Head Guard and/or Board of Directors.

  • Work shifts as a Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor and follow the expectations of both positions.

  • Maintain constant surveillance and visually scan assigned area of responsibility every 10 seconds. Walk the area to monitor activities, provide instructions, and prevent accidents.

  • Provide general information on pool operations to members. Caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards, enforce pool rules and regulations.

  • Respond to all illness and injury incidents around the entire pool facility immediately and appropriately. This includes, but not limited to performing Lifeguarding skills, First Aid, CPR, and First Aid until arrival of emergency medical services.

  • Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning.

  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly pool, deck, Aquatics Office, and Locker rooms. Inspect facilities regularly and report any unsafe conditions/equipment to supervisor or facilities manager immediately.

  • Perform pool chemical checks at designated times.

  • Keep accurate records of pool usage, chemical levels, pool closures, etc.

  • Attend and participate in all Mandatory Staff Meetings and Trainings.

  • Hold productive and engaging swim lessons.

  • Maintain open communication with client and/or client’s family about the progression of the lessons and future goals.

Other Functions:

  • Work together as a team with other guard and maintenance Staff.

  • Be the Pool’s "goodwill" ambassador and greet and assist members and guests.

  • Perform with a high level of customer service and ensuring a positive customer experience.

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, including abiding by uniform requirements.

  • Other related duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Good decision-maker.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

  • Understand and abide by center’s customer service standards and procedures.

  • Maintain personal physical endurance and agility necessary to perform job functions.

Lifeguard Requirements:

  • American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguarding certification taken at an outdoor pool

  • ARC - First Aid certification

  • ARC - CPR/AED for the Professional Lifeguard certification

  • Minimum 15 years of age

Physical Requirements:

  • Administer first aid

  • Perform tasks requiring physical strength and/or stamina to effectively rescue victims, administer first aid, and CPR

  • Perform work, which involves frequent lifting, pushing and pulling of heavy objects

  • Hear and distinguish a variety of sounds in a noisy environment such as participants in need of assistance, whistles, or co-workers requesting assistance in a rescue effort

  • See program participants in need of assistance from any distances

  • Speak loudly to warn program participants of impending danger

Work Environment:

Outdoor weather conditions with little to no temperature control, is routinely exposed to the sun, may be exposed to extreme heat, cold, wind and rain; works on uneven and/or slippery surfaces and is periodically exposed to hazardous conditions/situations. Availability to work days, early mornings, late evenings and weekends; may be required to furnish identification badges, uniforms, and Red Cross training materials.