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Part-Time: Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Part-Time: Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

locationRoseburg, OR, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Education / Training
Part Time


Part-Time Temporary
The position of Lifeguard and Swim Instructor is a Open Until Filled so that we can find the ideal candidates for our amazing team. There are 10-30 openings for this position.

Are you someone who is organized and innovative? A self-starter who is motivated, positive, and has a strong desire to help others? If yes, then this is the position for you! 

As a Part-Time Temporary worker in the position of Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, you will ensure the safety and well-being of each patron using the UCC pool facilities by preventing and responding to emergencies. The Lifeguard will work directly with participants providing courteous, friendly and professional assistance. As an instructor, you are in charge of classes of varying size, from private lessons to group instruction.  This position provides continuous service to the public, especially the parents of children receiving lessons, which requires courtesy, patience, and diplomacy. Decisions are made daily on a variety of issues dealing with participants in the program.


We need a student worker that understands the importance of their role. If you are looking to gain experience, knowledge and skills that you can apply towards your career, while making a positive impact in a professional environment. REASONS TO WORK HERE

 Fun, innovative atmosphere

Ability to transform lives and enrich communities

Opportunity to work with helpful, caring, and friendly coworkers

Professional Development Opportunities

Beautiful Rural Campus 

The Douglas County community through UCC is building upon 50+ years of rich academic experiences and lives changed through higher education. We are a student-centered, positive working environment that thrives on innovation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who interacts with our campus feels included, valued, and inspired to fulfill our mission to transform lives and enrich communities. 

 Umpqua Community College is located in beautiful Southern Oregon between the mountains of the Cascade Range to the east and the Coastal Range to the west. Hiking, biking, camping and skiing are a short car ride away and the town is surrounded on all sides by the amazing Umpqua River for fishing and water sports. The area is also home to over 40 wineries and many breweries with a bustling downtown. Roseburg has everything you’d want from a small town and has easy access to the bigger cities of Portland and Eugene by jumping on I-5. Roseburg has live-ability, a friendly feel and is ready to be home to your next career and family adventure. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 15 years old.  
  • Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification and First Aid/CPR/AED certification, or able to achieve it by hired date.
Preferred (Not Required) Qualifications:
  • Some Teaching Experience
  • Swimming background


  For full consideration applicants must submit with their application all of the following:

  • A cover letter which addresses your interest in Umpqua Community College and how you would excel in this position;
  • Current resume that includes educational and professional work experience;
  • A list of 3 professional references listing contact information including email address;

  Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference

  Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
  Documents Required

  • Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
  • or...
  • Letter from the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.

For information regarding Veterans’ Preference qualifications, visit www.oregonjobs.com.
  If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available at www.dol.gov.
  Statement of Equal Opportunity
Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist.
  Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.