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Lifeguard and or Swim Instructor

South Suburban Parks and Rec
Posted: 03/25/2024
Salary/Range: $15.60 - $19.50 per hour

About this Opportunity!

Lifeguard Part-Time

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open.

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

$15.60 – $19.50 per hour

**FREE** Lifeguard Training Course for ALL qualified candidates!

We are looking for candidates that are available to work varied hours between 5:15 am to noon and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Free training certification with commitment.

We offer reimbursement of course fees (excluding $40 certification fee) after completing 75 hours of work.

Looking for a fun and meaningful gig? Do you have a passion for aquatics? This is for you! We are looking for high-energy applicants to fill various lifeguarding shifts. Lifeguards will be working in a fast-paced environment and will help to oversee our recreational and lap pools, both indoor and out. Each member of our Lifeguard team is responsible for providing excellent customer service while supervising the aquatics area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers, and respond to emergencies. The ideal candidates will create a safe, positive and enjoyable environment that promotes swim safety. We are currently looking for all hours of operation: mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

If you are not currently a certified lifeguard we can train you! To be placed on a lifeguarding course interest list or to find out all the details on lifeguarding please copy and paste the link:

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have previous aquatics/lifeguarding experience.
  • Possess a professional and welcoming demeanor.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with the public and other team members.
  • Can work independently.
  • Has the ability to swim to safety with a full-grown adult and remain calm in emergencies.
  • Can follow and enforce all pool standards and rules.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least fifteen (15) years of age at the time of application.
  • Current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding at time of hire.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours a week fall, winter, and spring 15-20 hours a week during summer.
  • Must successfully pass the District Water tests.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.

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