The main office of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department has moved. The new main office is located at 708 W. Baseline Road, #4, which is between Country Club Drive and Extension Road.
Being a lifeguard is the best summer job you will ever have! Join our City of Mesa Guard family!
Why Lifeguard? Best Job Ever!
Learn lifesaving skills.
Keep your community safe and be a role model for kids.
Looks great on a college application: shows teamwork, responsibility and leadership.
Meet other amazing people.
Perfect for students, flexible summer shift.
Great pay, locations and people. You will create lasting friendships with your Mesa Guards family. You will be a part of a community where you keep people safe and you will be proud of what you accomplish!
Who can become a lifeguard?
Anyone 15 years of age or older may apply. From teens to Retirees, being a lifeguard is the best seasonal job.
What Are The Steps To Become A Lifeguard?
Step One: Get Certified.
Lifeguarding requires proven skills to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Mesa lifeguards are required to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification. City of Mesa offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. ThisLifeguard Training class prepares participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.
Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard Training class, you will be a Waterpark Lifeguard and are certified in First CPR/AED and First Aid. Certification valid for two years. This certification is valid nationwide.
Step Two: Apply To Be A Lifeguard.
Once you have signed up for a certification course, apply for a job as a lifeguard with the City of Mesa. Lifeguard job openings appear January 2020. Applications may be submitted before training courses are completed. Please indicate training dates on application. Lifeguard Applicants must be enrolled or currently hold Lifeguarding Certification.
Step Three: Participate in a Lifeguard Skills Test
Test your skills. Lifeguard Skills testing takes place on March 21, 2020 or April 4, 2020. Skills Testing includes: an oral interview, lifeguarding skills, first aid, CPR, and fitness level test. Participation is mandatory for applicants to be eligible for employment. Please bring a copy of your certifications.
We offer a skills test review on the night before Lifeguard Skills testing takes place so applicants can brush up on their skills before they test.
What Will I Get Paid?
Lifeguards: $12.02 per hour
(Must be at least 15 years old)