CRPD Aquatics is hiring!

Dive into the ultimate summer job! Are you a water-loving human ready to make a splash? Join our team as a Lifeguard and Swim Instructor and be a hero of the community! Enjoy sunny days, cool waters, and endless fun while gaining valuable skills and making new friends. Don't miss out on the best summer gig – apply now and be part of the coolest crew in town!

  • Stay Cool in the Heat: Being a lifeguard means spending your days by the pool, soaking up the sun, and enjoying the water.
  • Build Lifelong Skills: Lifeguarding isn't just about watching the pool; it teaches important skills like responsibility, teamwork, and quick thinking.
  • Make Friends and Memories: Spending your summer as a lifeguard means being part of a team. You'll bond with fellow lifeguards over shared experiences and create memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Stay Active and Fit: Lifeguarding keeps you on your toes, quite literally! You'll be constantly moving around the pool deck, practicing rescue techniques, and staying alert. It's a great way to stay active and maintain your fitness over the summer.
  • Make a Difference: As a lifeguard, you have the important responsibility of ensuring the safety of pool-goers. Knowing that you're keeping people safe and potentially saving lives can be incredibly rewarding and fulfilling. Plus, it looks impressive on college or job applications!


Hiring Process

The hiring process is super simple just follow the steps below to apply:

STEP 1: Register for a Summer Lifeguard Tryout using the links in Important Dates.

STEP 2: Apply online (application at the bottom of page) or in-person at your try-out.

STEP 3: Interview will be scheduled after the successful completion of your tryout.

STEP 4: After successful completion of tryout, interview, and paperwork, all new employees must attend the Lifeguard Orientation Training on June 9. 

Important Dates

Saturday May 18
Friday May 24
Saturday May 25
8:30 am - 7:30 pm Lifeguard Training
Saturday June 8
8:30 am - 7:30 pm Lifeguard Training
Sunday June 9
Saturday June 15
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Pool Locations

CRPD Pool Locations
Community Pool at CLU
100 Overton Court
Thousand Oaks, CA
Community Pool at NPHS
456 N. Reino Road
Newbury Park, CA
(Summer Only)
Community Pool at TOHS
2323 N. Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA
(Summer Only)

Jobs & Qualifications


  • Perform usual lifeguard duties at a public swimming pool.
  • Provide explanation and clarification of pool procedures to patrons.
  • Maintain respect and discipline.
  • Enforce pool rules and regulations, resulting in a safe and fun environment.
  • Rescue swimmers in distress and administer First Aid and CPR when necessary.
  • Assist with general maintenance and clean-up of the facility. 
  • Instruct CRPD classes in diving, swimming, lifesaving, and water sports.
  • Administer deep water test to swimmers of questionable ability.
  • Participate in training sessions.


  • At least 16 years old
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification
  • First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) within six months of hire 
  • CA Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance are required if driving on behalf of the district.


Tryout Requirements

  • 300-yard continuous swim (freestyle)
  • 50-yard Breaststroke
  • 50-yard Back Stroke
  • 2-minute tread with hands in the armpit
  • 10lbs. brick retrieval from 10-13ft of water
  • 5 enter and exits from the side of the pool (no ladder)