South Suburban Parks and Recreation Lifeguard in Centennial, Colorado
Centennial | Littleton | Lone Tree
$12.32 - $14.91 per hour
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: http://www.ssprd.org/Catalog?pc=3fd1056d-8673-4850-968d-3abcdc571df9#srchhead.
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.
Must be 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 atSouth 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
To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org
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, and 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.
From: South Suburban Parks and Recreation