Mon, July 15 at 8am – 

Due to the excessive rain:

  • Sunset Woods Park and Sunset Valley Golf Club are closed.
  • Portions of the paths at The Preserve of Highland Park and Larry Fink Park are flooded.

Apply Now to Be a Lifeguard

The Lifeguard is responsible for performing a variety of duties to safely oversee activities at aquatic and lakefront facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Guard the pool or waterfront, maintaining appropriate zone coverage and adequate scanning.
  • Enforce facility rules in order to prevent aquatic emergencies.
  • Effectively participate in regular training and in-service sessions, demonstrating proper knowledge and mastery of lifeguard skills.
  • Conduct or assist in swim testing procedures.
  • Perform daily opening and closing tasks and checklists.
  • Cleaning and organizing pool deck and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean facility and swimming area.
  • Perform rescues, and work as part of the rescue team in case of aquatic emergencies.
  • Initiate and follow emergency procedures as outlined in the facility Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
  • Perform first aid and fill out appropriate paperwork.
  • Place and remove lane lines or swim area demarcations.
  • Conduct and properly document pool readings.
  • Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Districts safety program.
  • Assist in set up and organization of the pool or beach office, and first aid locations.
  • Field and answer patron questions to the best of their ability. Operate point-of-sale and check-in software when appropriate.
  • Greet patrons and provide professional and positive customer service.

Salary Range

  • $16-18.50 per hour