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Seattle Parks and Recreation is hiring now for temporary summer lifeguard positions

Temporary summer lifeguard positions at pools and summer beaches are available in Seattle Parks and Recreation Aquatics.

Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification is required. Must be at least 16 years old to apply.  Part time work hours are available. Starts at $16.87 (16.07 + Premium pay) per hour.

For any of the lifeguard positions offered by Seattle Parks and Recreation, e-mail resume/cover letter to or contact the pool in your area.

Questions may be directed to Andy Bernard at (206) 684-4078.

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  • Pool lifeguard and summer beach lifeguards being hired for summer
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Enrollment now open in training classes across the City!

Location Traditional or Blended Learning Start Date Number of Weeks Course Code Total Spaces
Rainier Beach Pool Traditional 30-Mar 10 147598 10
Evans Pool at Green Lake Blended 2-Apr 6 142470 20
Helene Madison Pool Traditional 11-Apr 1 142464 20
Helene   Madison Pool Traditional 18-Apr 1 142465 20
Meadowbrook Pool Blended 18-Apr 4 143215 10
Southwest Pool Blended 27-Apr 6 145185 10

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