CA Gov't Code Section 22013.98

For purposes of Section 218(d)(5)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 418(d)(5)(A)):


“Fireman,” as used in this part, also includes any employee of the City of Long Beach Fire Department employed in the Marine Safety Division to perform lifeguard services and whose principal duties consist of active protection, rescue, and rendition of aid or assistance to persons injured or imperiled at beaches, lakes, flood control systems, rivers, or other bodies of open water. “Fireman” also includes employees hired to perform duties under the titles of “Superintendent of Marine Safety,” “Marine Safety Officer,” “Marine Safety Captain,” “Marine Safety Sergeant/Boat Operators,” or any equivalent successor class, of which the principal duties are customarily performed by police peace officers and include the maintenance of peace and order and the apprehension of law violators, and whose other duties are customarily performed by firemen, such as resuscitation work involving the use of special equipment.


“Fireman” as used in this part, excludes persons employed on a seasonal basis or persons who perform clerical, maintenance activities, and others whose primary duties do not include active life guarding or life saving services as described in subdivision (a), even if those persons are occasionally called upon to perform life guarding or life saving services.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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