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Summer Jobs for Young People!!!

 Contact: Marycon Young, Media & Communications Specialist, 916-808-4751

 City needs more lifeguards for 2017 summer pool season

A cool job in a splashy environment awaits you. What are you waiting for? Dive in.

City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking lifeguards to work at one of the City’s 17 community pools. More than 80 lifeguard positions are still needed for the 2017 summer season.

Individuals at least 16 years of age, currently certified, or meet the lifeguard course prerequisites are encouraged toapply. For those that need training, scholarships are available to applicants interested in attending the Lifeguard Academy. The Aquatics Section offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Training All interested applicants must sign up through the City’s aquatics website.

Lifeguard Academy application deadlines:

  • Thursday, June 8

Course dates: June 19 to June 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Thursday, July 13

Course dates: July 19 to July 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 For those that are certified later in the summer, those individuals will be able to work a partial pool season, and be trained for the following year.

As a lifeguard, individuals can earn $10.50 – $12.75 an hour, teach children how to swim, learn how to save a life, and help put on special events and programs that benefit the community.

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McKinley Village Update

Tonight City Council plans to have a discussion item on the agenda for McKinley Village issues, including the Revised Draft of the Environmental Impact Report (RDEIR). The link below is a March 3, 2017 submission to the city from the law firm opposing the city’s work on the McKinley Village EIR. East Sacramento Preservation understands the RDEIR to be insufficient on traffic analysis and issues and urges the city to properly address and mitigate traffic problems that will be cause by McKinley Village.

Below is a link to the March 3,2017 letter to the city.

2017-03-03 Letter to City of Sacramento (1)

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