Aquatic Center Special Events - Specialized Events Staff

1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670, USA Req #622
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The Aquatic Center's purpose is to provide high quality boating and safety programs through education, recreation and competition; and to bring regional and national recognition to Associated Students Inc., and Sacramento State, increasing the value of the students degree.

The Sacramento State Aquatic Center is a proud program of Associated Students, Inc. The Aquatic Center is a National Boating Instruction Safety Center located on beautiful Lake Natoma. The Aquatic Center offers a variety of classes, camps, facility reservations, team building, youth groups and equipment rentals.  We are open to the general public.

The Aquatic Center offers the following activities: Sailing, Windsurfing, Standup Paddling, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outrigger Canoeing, Rowing, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, and Jet Skiing.


The Specialized Event Staff shall be assigned in any or all of the following areas: boat driver, diver, course set up, event front gate operations, golf cart driver, control commission, parking, and event set-up and/or clean up. Under the direct supervision of the department supervisor on duty, the boat driver will hold a California Boater Card.



  • Perform safety inspection on assigned vehicle/vessel to be used.  Notify supervisor of any boat deficiencies.
  • Knowledge of operating all Aquatic Center boats.
  • Ability to properly drive boat for rowing races, all regattas.  Ability to perform rescues as needed. 
  • The boat drivers’ duties include actively participate with US Rowing Officials in following all races properly.
  • Know rules and regulations of the Aquatic Center and State Parks.
  • Assist with set-up and clean-up for a variety of special events.
  • Under the front gate responsibility, you will be directing traffic and controlling accesses to the appropriate parking lots. 
  • Golf cart drivers assist patrons in and out of the park.  Help direct parents to team tents.  Assist in any needs of the regatta in transporting items or persons with the golf cart. Responsible for emptying all trash and recycling in park into appropriate trash receptacle.  Monitor park for any private shade tents and ask patrons to remove.
  • Parking responsibilities can include directing visitor to appropriate parking spaces, assist persons with disabilities, direct and communicate to overflow parking.
  • The control commissions duties include actively participate with USRowing Officials in checking all rowing shells before racing and checking them when the boats return to the landing beach.  
  • Other duties may be assigned.



  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally with staff, employees and public
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions



  • 2 years boat driving experience
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • The ability to learn and know the Aquatic Center Program Schedule
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and be prepared for both heat and cold




  • None           


All Aquatic Center Staff must sign a Code of Conduct and Dress Code Agreement

All Aquatic Center Staff must sign a Code of Conduct and Dress Code Agreement

“you’ll enjoy the experience” #LakeLife



A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily after the candidate is offered a position with Associated Students, Inc. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current
Associated Students, Inc. employees who apply for the position.


Associated Students is a nonprofit corporation and an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento providing a wide range of programs and services to the students of CSUS.  Therefore, ASI employees are not state employees.




Associated Student Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.



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Other details

  • Job Family Sports and Recreation
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.50
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670, USA