Get Your Summer Job!


 

Make a Splash.
Earn Some Cash!

Being a lifeguard is the best summer job you will ever have! Don't wait... we are recruiting now!

Best Job Ever!

  • Earn money

  • Learn lifesaving skills

  • Work in your neighborhood

  • Keep your community safe and be a role model for kids

  • Looks great on a college application: shows teamwork, responsibility and leadership

  • Meet other amazing people

  • Perfect for students, flexible summer shifts

What Will I Get Paid?

Application Process:

Get Lifeguard Certified:

The first step to being a Lifeguard is getting certified. Classes are offered year-round. 

*If you already have an active lifeguard certification from Starfish Aquatic Institute (SAI), YMCA, American Red Cross (ARC), or Ellis and Associates (ELLIS), you do not have to take our Lifeguard Certification course to join our team, just complete the application below.

Complete the Application:

Apply now and enroll to complete your lifeguard certification class to ensure that you are one of the first to be hired for the 2020 season. ​​


Other Positions Available

We have other fun and rewarding jobs that don't require wearing a bathing suit.

Pool Cashier

Apply Now!
  • $12.72 per hour
  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Must be friendly and awesome with people
  • Job Tasks:
    Provide great customer service. Use point of sale computer to register guests for swim programs.

Mascot "Buddy Bear"

Apply Now!
  • $12.72 per hour
  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Must be energetic and outgoing
  • Job Tasks:
    Make the day of every kid you see! Perform in the "Buddy Bear" mascot suit at pools citywide and special events. 

Assistant Pool Manager

Apply Now!

  • $15.98 per hour
  • Must be able to lead and train people in an aquatics environment
  • Job Tasks:
    Hands-on training and supervising a team of people to create a safe and fun environment for guests.

Pool Manager

Apply Now!

  • $18.44 per hour
  • Must possess great leadership skills to supervise people
  • Job Tasks:
    Supervise, train and schedule a team of people, while providing quality programming and guest services.

Program Specialist

Apply Now!

  • $18.44 per hour
  • Must be organized, have great computer skills and supervise people
  • Job Tasks:
    Plan, coordinate and supervise special programs and events at multiple pools simultaneously citywide.​​
Lifeguard at Maryvale Pool  
Lifeguard and kids at University Pool  
Lifeguard teaching swimming skills  
Lifeguard in looking over the pool  
Three lifeguards performing a water safety drill  
Lifeguard teaching swimmer how to use kickboard  
Lifeguard teaching swimmer how to use kickboard



Questions?

​Phone: 602-534-6587
E-mail: aquatics.pks@phoenix.gov​


Thanks to our friends at Phoenix Revitalization Corporation for their contribution towards the scholarship fund for future lifeguards.