Become a Lifeguard

Lifeguards and swim instructors are in high demand at Willamalane! The next group hiring event is on Monday, Feb. 28, from 4-6 p.m. at Splash! at Lively Park. At the hiring event, candidates will get to know each other, learn about the day-to-day of the job, and have an interview. Those who are hired will take a certification course and training, which is covered by the district and on paid time. Candidates must be at least 16 years old.


Want to know more about the benefits and perks of working with Willamalane? Learn more here.

About the Certification Course
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is an internationally recognized lifeguard curriculum that takes an experiential approach to learning. This course focuses on essential lifeguard rescues, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First-aid for the Professional Rescuer, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.

Jobs at the Pool 
Being a lifeguard at Willamalane is an important job with great benefits—it’s also really fun! Our aquatics team implements staff morale boosters, fun activities, and social events for the team. We value your time and your work-life balance, so we’ll build your Willamalane work schedule around your availability. A job in aquatics at Willamalane can also be a stepping stone to another career. Many of our lifeguards and instructors go on to be EMTs, paramedics, or work in other medical fields.

Already certified? Apply here!

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