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Employment Opportunities

Aquatics Specialist (Open File)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Lifeguarding wage: $10.00/hr; WSI wage: $11.00/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017

(Aquatics Specialist)
Aquatics Division
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 Provo Recreation Center. Lifeguards will maintain a visual watch of facility activities and swimmers, provide first aid and rescue when necessary. Swim Instructors will teach swimming courses. Additionally, employees will be required to assist staff and perform other related work as required.

Minimum Requirements: A current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certifica┬Čtion is required for lifeguard positions. A current American Red Cross WSI Certification OR Equivalent AND/OR swim teaching experience required for Swim Instructor positions. Preference will be given to applicants with Lifeguarding Certification. Applicant must be 16 years of age at time of appointment.

Wage: Lifeguarding wage: $10.00 per hour. WSI teaching wage: $11.00 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 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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