Be a Lifeguard

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This is a scholarship program for Lifeguard/Aquatic Summer hires. 

The City of Winston-Salem offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications, free of charge, to persons that are eligible to work as lifeguards at the city pools.

Lifeguards Needed $10.10/hour & up2017 Guards_Group Pic2

Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks will be hiring more than 90 lifeguards and related positions for the summer to work at its pools and Winston Waterworks water park.

Pay & Qualifications

Lifeguard

 $10.10/hour Apply (need email address to complete application)

  • Must be 16 years of age by June 21, 2020.
  • Must be certified as a lifeguard by the Red Cross or equivalent agency. 

Senior Lifeguard

$10.60/hour Apply (need email address to complete application)

  • Must have any combination equivalent to one year of college or 18 years of age.
  • Must have more than two years experience as a lifeguard with the City of Winston Salem or equivalent facility.
  • Must be certified as a lifeguard by the Red Cross or equivalent agency. 
  • Must have certification for First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Assistant Swimming Pool Coordinator

$11.10/hour Apply (need email address to complete application)

  • Must have any combination equivalent to two years of college and four years of experience as a lifeguard or swimming instructor. 
  • Must be certified as a lifeguard by the Red Cross or equivalent agency. 
  • Must have certification for First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Desired but not required: Water Safety Instructor Certification and Certified Pool Operators Certificate.

Swimming Pool Coordinator

 $11.60/hour Apply (need email address to complete application)

  • Must have any combination equivalent to two years of college and four years of experience as a lifeguard or swimming instructor. 
  • Must be certified as a lifeguard by the Red Cross or equivalent agency. 
  • Must have certification for First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Desired but not required: Water Safety Instructor Certification and Certified Pool Operators Certificate.

Playfield leaders/pool cashiers also needed. Contact us for details.

For information contact Heather Candelora, 336-734-1212; heatherca@cityofws.org.