Seasonal Employment

Hiring for Summer:  Cachuma Lake is actively recruiting for summer seasonal workers!  If you would like to greet visitors at our entrance station, keep the park and facilities looking clean and functioning properly, or jump on a mower or grab a paint brush, then we want YOU! 

If you're someone who's looking for seasonal employment outdoors, enjoying the summer sunshine, come and join us at the lake or the beach. We're looking for you!  We offer seasonal (up to six months per year) employment for qualified candidates as Park Ranger Trainees and Lifeguards. Recruitment period begins in early spring.

Duties of Ranger Trainees may include greeting park visitors, cashiering, interpreting and enforcing park rules and regulations, semi-skilled maintenance, cleaning and repairing park facilities, landscape maintenance, assisting with naturalist activities and/or office duties.

Duties of Lifeguards include providing standard public lifeguard services at designated beaches and pools, applying appropriate rescue, lifesaving and first aid techniques, maintaining lifeguard equipment, providing safety information to beach and pool users, and complying with all standard lifeguard operating procedures.

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Contact Information for Ranger Trainee Positions:

Cachuma Lake
Jeff Bozarth, Ranger Supervisor
2225 Hwy 154
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805 )686-5059
JBozarth@sbparks.org

Grahm Williams, Ranger Supervisor  
2225 Hwy 154
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 686-5055
GWilliams@sbparks.org

Jalama Beach
Luke Andersson, Ranger Supervisor
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-4689
MAndersson@sbparks.org

Waller Park / North County Parks
Martin Villescas, Ranger Supervisor
300 Goodwin Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 934-6148
MVilles@sbparks.org

Contact Information for Lifeguard Positions:
Jon Menzies, Aquatics Coordinator
123 East Anapamu Street, 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 729-7508
JMenzies@sbparks.org