Job Posting

Department of Parks & Recreation

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING

JC-54677 - STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (LIFEGUARD)

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-54677
Position #(s):
548-926-0992-030
Classification:
STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (LIFEGUARD)
$3,789.00 - $5,041.00 A
$4,499.00 - $6,047.00 B
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Orange County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.

Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov

Job Description and Duties

STATE PARK PEACE OFFICER (LIFEGUARD) ($3,789 - 6,047) - ORANGE COAST DISTRICT / NORTH SECTOR / BOLSA CHICA

***This is a Peace Officer Position. To be eligible, you must meet the minimum qualifications established by the Department of Human Resources AND either be currently eligible or eligible for reinstatement as a PC 830.2, California State Peace Officer. If you are not a current peace officer employed by a State of California agency and in possession of a POST – Basic Certificate, you are not eligible for this position and must apply to take the State Park Peace Officer Cadet (Ranger/Lifeguard) Exam when offered. For further information regarding your rights and eligibility please visit the Department Link listed below before calling or emailing the listed contact.***

The reporting location for this position is Bolsa Chica State Beach Lifeguard Headquarters located in the North Sector of the Orange Coast District.  The position will work under the supervision of the State Park Peace Officer Supervisor I (Lifeguard).

This position is responsible for day / night shift patrol in Bolsa Chica and Huntington State Beaches.  The North Sector consists of approximately 120 seasonal lifeguards, 28 lifeguard towers, 4 seasonal aquatic patrol units, and 2 Surf Watch rescue vessels.  Duties include park patrol, aquatic safety, campground / day use management, first aid, interpretation, law enforcement, and resource management.  There are training opportunities for EMTs, EMR instructors, DT instructors, Firearms instructors, RWC Instructors, Dive Team members, and Surf Watch Operators.  This Sector offers a wide variety of shifts and operates on a 4/10 schedule year-round.  This position offers an excellent opportunity for an Officer to learn many facets of the Department of Parks and Recreation and make their mark in a dynamic Sector.

State housing is not available.  For further information please contact Jeff David at (714) 377-5691 or jeffrey.david@parks.ca.gov.

Department Link: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=24134

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: Certification Unit / Jeff David
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Certification Unit / Jeff David
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Jeff David
    (714) 377-5691
    jeffrey.david@parks.ca.gov
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    Human Rights Office
    (916) 653-8148
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) along with all applicable or required documents) by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # (548-926-0992-030) in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678. You must list your most current employment history first in the “Employment History” section on the STD. 678 providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year.
Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.

  

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
  • By Mail
  • Drop-off
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Additional Documentation
Class Specification(s):
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)