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Lifeguard Instructor Position in San Jose, CA

Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) and Lifeguard Instructor Trainer (LGIT) Positions in San Jose, California.


We service the following areas throughout Santa Clara County: Campbell, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga and Stanford.

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Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Position in San Jose, CA


The Swimming Swan is excited to begin hiring for the upcoming Summer 2022 Season. We’re looking for experienced Lifeguard Instructors (LGI) and Lifeguard Instructor Trainers (LGI-T) to help us prepare new and returning lifeguards throughout Santa Clara County, CA. Our staff includes lifeguards working for both private clients and at scheduled facilities. All are required to maintain their skills by participating in, at minimum, monthly in-services and recertification courses as needed. 


As an LGI/LGI-T, your role includes:

  • Teaching two Lifeguard certification courses each month at our contracted facilities. Each course will equate to roughly 20 hours (weekend) and follow Red Cross standards
  • Conducting monthly in-service training for local, independent lifeguards. More in-service training may be required depending on community needs
    • This includes pre-season training for local staff. Virtual and in-person training is required
  • Working directly with the County Manager to manage local lifeguard leads and schedules
  • Potentially aid in the interviewing/hiring of new lifeguards

Some travel may be required. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of a background/reference check and drug screening.



  • Gas compensation – $0.58 per mile after the first 15 miles (per trip)
  • Referral bonuses of up to $150
  • Bonuses offered for positive online reviews



  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age with a High school Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Current and valid ARC or equivalent certification including but not limited to: Lifeguard, CPR, First  Aid, AED
  • Current LGIT Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Certification
  • Current LGI Lifeguard Instructor Certification 
  • 5+ year(s) lifeguard experience in a leadership role preferred. 
  • Ability to pass pre-employment verbal, swimming, and in-water skills test
  • Flexible schedule required
  • Strong customer service background preferred


Equal Opportunity Employment

The Swimming Swan LLC., is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Earning Doesn't End in the Water

There’s more than one way to gain credit for your hard work.

Earn 5 dollar bonus

Awesome Review

Positive review posted by your client on Social Media

Earn 5 dollar bonus

Submit a Photo!

Send in a photo of you teaching or life guarding, must be in uniform OR your swimmer holding their certificate of achievement!

Earn 15 dollar bonus

Client Referral

New client registration as a result of contractor referral.

Earn 15 dollar bonus

Superb Teaching

"Finders Fee" Client continuing past 15 lessons as a result of a contractor's wonderful teaching

Earn 20 dollar bonus

Contractor Referral

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