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Aquatics Specialist (Open File)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Lifeguarding wage: $9.00/hr; Swim Instructor wage: $10.00/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017

Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor
Aquatics Division/Parks and Recreation Department
Part-time Regular or Seasonal Positions


Essential Duties: These are certified lifeguarding and swimming instructor positions in the Aquatics Division of the Provo City Parks and Recreation Department. Employees appointed to these positions will be required to lifeguard and instruct water safety courses at the Veteran's Memorial Outdoor Pool and Waterslide Park and/or the Provo Recreation Center. Employees will maintain a visual watch of facility activities and swimmers, provide first aid and rescue when necessary, and teach basic red-cross sanctioned swimming courses. Additionally, employees will be required to assist the Aquatics Director and staff and perform other related work as required.
Minimum Requirements: Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification and Red Cross WSI Certification. (WSI certification required only if employee is instructing swimming lessons.) Preference will be given to applicants with Lifeguarding Certification. Applicant must be 15 years of age at time of appointment.
Wage: Lifeguarding wage: $9.00 per hour. WSI teaching wage: $10.00 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit. 
Selection Factors: Number of aquatics courses completed i.e. first aid, CPR, lifeguard training, & WSI, skills obtained from such courses, and previous aquatics-related experience.
Hours: Hours will vary. Flexible shifts.
Physical/Environmental Factors: This position requires: physical strength and agility to perform the work, including, rescuing, standing, bending, and swimming during instruction and safety assistance; the ability to work in various weather conditions; work with the public in possibly stressful situations; and exposure to the sun and pool chemicals.
Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Criminal background checks conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.
To Apply: Apply online at provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT. 
Applications will be accepted year-round and remain on file for sixty (60) days. If upon expiration of the sixty (60) days, an individual would like his/her application to remain on file, he/she must notify the Division of Human Resources at 801-852-6198 to extend the date of the application.
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