Vegas Summer Job Openings come early here in Vegas and Henderson! With all the casino pools looking for lifeguards, our water parks needing lifeguards and concession, and our parks and recreation also needing lifeguards….the jobs are out there!
Whether your child is 15 years or your an adult looking for Summer job openings, there is something for everyone in just about every part of town.
Vegas Summer Job Openings
Some Summer positions may require:
- Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
- Water Safety Instructor Certification
- Workers Permit
- Food Handling Permit
- CPR Certified
- Health Card
*Check with your prospective employer as to what certifications and cards are required before applying.
Clark County Training Classes and Employment
How to Become a Lifeguard for Clark County:
- You must be 15 ½ years old
- Check out job descriptions for aquatics positions ( Lifeguard, WSI, Management)
- You must have a current Red Cross Lifeguard and/ or Water Safety Instructor
- If you don’t have a current Red Cross Lifeguard and/or Water Safety Instructor
Certifications check out the certification classes that Clark County offers. There is a discount for those who want to work for us! Register online at www.ClarkCountyNV.Gov/parksregistration
- Submit your application and copy of your certifications to Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility Hollywood Aquatic Center
- Staff will call you to schedule an interview and skills test!
Clark County Parks and Recreation is currently recruiting Lifeguards and WSIs for summer 2015!
Individuals interested in employment must have current certifications and be 15 ½ years old or older by June 1. Certification training is offered at half-price if you are willing to sign and employment contract to work for Clark County for the 2015 summer season. Applications are available online at www.clarkcountynv.gov/depts./parks.
You may sign up at any Clark County Community Center for the classes listed below or sign up online at www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks
Lifeguard Prep Class @ Hollywood Aquatics Center
Course fee is $10. This is the perfect class for those who want to be a lifeguard, but aren’t sure if you are ready. Trained staff will work with students to prepare them to pass pre-requisites for entry into the lifeguard training class. After the class, students who come to practice continue to get pointers from staff until they pass the test. Students should come to class prepared to swim.
Lifeguard Training Course
Course fee is $70 for those who are eligible (must be 15½ by June 1st) to sign an employment contract with Clark County, $140 for others.
Must be at least 15 years old to enroll in class. Lifeguard Training Class curriculum includes lifesaving skills, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Automated External Defibrillator and Emergency First Aid. Pre-requisite skills include: 300-yard continuous swim, a retrieval of weighted object from 7-10 feet of water and treading water with no hands for 2 minutes. Pre-registration required.
Water Safety Instructor Course
Course fee is $80 for those who are eligible (must be 15½ by June 1st) to sign an employment contract with Clark County, $160 for others. Must be at least 16 years old to enroll in class. Water Safety Instructor Class certifies individuals to teach the American Red Cross Learn-to Swim and Parent/Child Aquatic Programs. To receive certification, candidates must pass a pre-course session which includes demonstrating competency in the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly, attend and
participate in all class sessions, and pass final written and skill exams. In addition, instructor candidates are expected to demonstrate maturity and responsibility in all class sessions. * The First day of the class will be at the swimming pool.
Vegas Summer Job Openings
Las Vegas and Henderson has openings at local casinos right now….but that’s not for the younger kids. As an adult though, if your looking for Summer employment, this is the time to start applying!