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  WANTED!
Reliable, dedicated, hard working
people who want to be a member
of our awarding-winning program.
Enroll in our Lifeguard Training
or Water Safety Instructor
certification courses.


Chandler Aquatics
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Employment opportunities with Chandler Aquatics
 Jobs with Chandler Aquatics
 job application process
 certification courses
 training courses
 lifeguard training programs for youths and teens

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Employment with Chandler Aquatics

   

 

The last day Human Resources will be
accepting applications for aquatic positions
will be Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The City of Chandler certification courses
in Lifeguarding and Water Safety Instructor
are currently full. Please see information
below to be placed on the wait list.

Temporary Part-Time Jobs 
   The City of Chandler soon will be seeking
reliable, dedicated, hard working
individuals to become part of our
aquatics team. We will be looking for
part-time employees, ages 15
and older to contribute to our
award-winning program.

These positions are temporary
part-time, however, incumbents must 
be available to work January through
December due to year-round aquatic
programs. During “peak” season (May –
July), employees have the opportunity to
work 40 hours per week. In the “off-peak”
season (August – April) hours may vary
from 5-20 hours per week. 

All candidates
offered employment with the City of
Chandler are expected to work during the
school year.

Information about our Aquatic Positions!
Temp Rec Leader III
Pool Manager
Starting Hourly Rate $15.12


Temp Rec Leader III
Assistant Pool Manager
Starting Hourly Rate $15.12


Temp Rec Leader II
Head Lifeguard
Starting Hourly Rate $13.05


Temp Lifeguard II
(Water Safety Instructor)

Starting Hourly Rate $11.29


Temp Lifeguard I
Starting Hourly Rate $10.24

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Certification requirements and courses

       

 

   Certification Courses

   Acceptance of a student's registration form
   for the certification classes does not
   necessarily mean participation in the class.
   Students must successfully pass all
   required written or water skills test to take
   part in class.

   Certification will be determined after
   students have successfully completed all
   required water skills and written exams.
   Failure to pass final skills tests and
   written exams does not allow for refunds.


 ONLINE Lifeguarding...NEW
  American Red Cross 
     
  This course replaces approximately
  8 hours of classroom time with online
  sessions. Participants in this course
  will be required to complete online
  assignments before attending skills
  sessions. This is a 30-hour course with
  8 hours of coursework online. Class
  size is limited so register early! 
  Please come prepared to swim each
  class session. 
  
  Upon successful completion,
  participant will receive a certificate
  for Lifeguarding/First Aid and
  CPR/AED for the Professional
  Rescuer: valid for 2 years.

 Prerequisites:
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, legs only
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards 
    using front crawl or breaststroke,
    surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a
   10-pound object, return to the surface,
    swim 20 yards back to the starting
    point with the object and exit the
    water without using a ladder or steps,
    within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
 * Must be 15 years of age by the last
    day of the class.

  Participants are responsible for
  acquiring their own American Red
  Cross Lifeguard Manual and pocket
  mask ($15) prior to the first day of
  the class.


  No online classes are being offered
  at this time.

 

  Lifeguarding
  American Red Cross 

     
  Teach participants the knowledge and
  skills  needed to prevent and respond
  to aquatic emergencies. The course
  content and activities prepare participants
  to recognize and respond quickly and
  effectively to emergencies and prevent
  drowning and injuries.
  
  Upon successful completion, participant
  will receive a certificate for
  Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED
      for the Professional Rescuer:
      valid for 2 years.

  This is a 30-hour course.

  Prerequisites:
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, legs only
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards 
    using front crawl or breaststroke,
    surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a
   10-pound object, return to the surface,
    swim 20 yards back to the starting
    point with the object and exit the
    water without using a ladder or steps,
    within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
 * Must be 15 years of age by the last
    day of the class.

  Participants are responsible for
  acquiring their own American Red
 Cross Lifeguard Manual and pocket
  mask ($15) prior to the first day
  of the class.


  No classes are being offered
  at this time.

  Water Safety Instructor (W.S.I.)
  American Red Cross  

  
  This course trains instructor candidates
  to teach water safety, including the Basic
  Water Rescue course, six levels of the
  Learn to Swim and Parent and Child
  Aquatics. 

  This is a 43-hour course curriculum, which
  includes 5 hours of the F.I.T course, and
  8 hours of instructor candidate practical
  teaching time.

  Prerequisites:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the following
    strokes (25 yards): front crawl (freestyle),
    back crawl (backstroke), breaststroke,
    elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and
    butterfly (15 yards);
  • Maintain position on back 1 minute in 
    deep water (float or sculling); tread water
    for 1 minute
  * Must be 16 years of age by the last day
    of the class.

  Participants are responsible for
  acquiring their own American Red
  Cross Swimming and Water Safety
  Manual & Water Safety Instructor
  Manual prior to the first day of class.

   
  Resident fee:
 $103 
  Non-resident fee:  $127

  Please enroll in the following
  Water Safety Instructor classes:


  Desert Oasis Aquatic Center
 1400 W. Summit Place, Chandler
    Sa/Su     7/26-8/3   9 a.m.-4 p.m.    16 yrs+

 We recommend customers register or be
 placed on the wait list 
using our
 online registration system.


   CERTIFICATION CLASS REFUND /
   CANCELLATION/TRANSFER POLICY:  

     --Advanced cancellations: 8 days or
     more prior to the start date of the class
     will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.

     --Cancellations 7 days or less - no
     refund will be issued. All transfers must
     be made 5 days prior to the start of
     the class.

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 Aquatic Training Programs for Youths


    

 

 

Guard Start Program
Ages 9 to 10
  

This is a great opportunity to introduce
pre-teens into the Junior Lifeguarding
Program. This program requires
dedication and commitment. Upon 
completion of this program, the
participant will receive a certificate and
t-shirt.

One three-week program will be offered
at four of the six aquatic centers.
Enrollment is limited to 10 participants.

To participate in the program, the
following skills must be demonstrated:
• Swim the front crawl for 25 yards
  continuously while breathing to the front
  or side.
• Tread water for one minute.
• Float on the back for 30 seconds.
• Submerge and swim a distance of 10
  feet underwater.

The skills evaluation will occur on the first
day of the program. Participants should
bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills
evaluation and for every class.

Cancelled due to lack of enrollment

Junior Lifeguard Program
Ages 11 to 15  

 

This course will teach water safety
and introduce participants to the
duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard;
however, this course will not certify
anyone to be a lifeguard. Participants will
have an introduction to first aid, and
CPR/AED and build a foundation of
knowledge, attitudes and skills in
preparation for the American Red Cross
Lifeguarding course. Successful
completion requires participation in skills
practice. Enrollment is limited to 15
participants.

To participate in Junior Lifeguarding,
the following skills must be demonstrated:
• Swim the front crawl for 25 yards
  continuously while breathing to the
  front or side.
• Tread water for one minute.
• Float on the back for 30 seconds.
• Submerge and swim a distance of 10
  feet underwater.

The skills evaluation will occur on the first
day of the program. Participants should
bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills
evaluation and for every class.

Upon completion of this program, the
participant will receive a certificate of
completion and t-shirt. Upon turning
15 years of age, they will be prepared
to enroll in the American Red Cross
Lifeguarding course, where the knowledge
and skills of a lifeguard will be taught.
 
Will be offered in June/July 2014.
 

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link to a list of frequently asked questions and answers

   480-782-2749    Aquatics General Info
   480-782-2733    Aquatics/Pool Info Line
   480-782-2560    FAX
   ParksAndRec@chandleraz.gov
    

   Chandler Aquatics
   650 E. Ryan Road
   Chandler, Arizona 85286
   Map & Directions
   

   Attn: Chandler Aquatics
   Mail Stop 906
   P.O. Box 4008
   Chandler, AZ  85244-4008