2013-05-10


Lifeguard Swim Test on May 14 at Chartiers Valley High School

Aquatics Examination is required for all applicants for the 2013 Swimming Season

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced that a third Aquatics Examination for lifeguards will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The test will take place at Chartiers Valley High School located at 50 Thoms Run Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017.

The Parks Department is seeking qualified applicants who are 16 years of age and older to fill lifeguard positions at Boyce, North, South, and Settler’s Cabin Parks for the 2013 swimming season beginning June 1, 2013.  For these positions, the Aquatics Examination is required. Lifeguards must work throughout the entire swimming season, lasting from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.

Prior to participating in the exam, applicants must have a physical examination, a completed Employment Application form, and a minimum of four references on the back of the application. No test will be given without doctor’s certification on the physical examination form. Candidates must also present, prior to May 27, 2013, a current Lifeguard Training certification, current First Aid certification, and current Adult, Child, and Infant CPR certification.

The Parks Department will pay lifeguards on the following scale: $8.25 per hour for junior lifeguards; $9.25 per hour for first-year lifeguards; and $9.50 per hour for senior lifeguards (2 or more seasons).

For additional information, including obtaining forms and driving directions, call the Central Park Office at (412)-350-2478 or visit the Parks Department Home Page at www.alleghenycounty.us/parks.

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