Lifeguard Positions

Lifeguards are hired to work at the County's three wave pools located in Boyce, South and Settlers Cabin parks, and the North Park swimming pool. Returning veterans in good standing and applicants 18 years or older will be given first preference. 

Requirements

  • Must be age 16 and over.
  • Before Memorial Day weekend, must possess current Lifeguard Training certifications in
    •  First Aid
    • CPR for Adult, Child, and Infant.
  • Must complete all of the Lifeguard Employment Forms.
  • Must pass the timed Aquatics Test.
  • Must work the entire swimming season (Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend), which includes flexible hours, weekends and holidays.

 

Wages

  • Junior Lifeguard - $8.25 
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid, but have not passed the Allegheny County Parks Department Aquatics Test.
    •  Must pass the test prior to July 1 of the calendar year to retain the position and advance to First Year Lifeguard status.
  • First Year Lifeguard - $9.25 
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid
    • Passed the Aquatics Test.
  • Senior Lifeguard - $9.50 
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid
    • Passed the Aquatics Test
    • Has been employed with the County for two or more seasons.
  • Asst. Head Lifeguard - $9.75 
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid
    • Passed the Aquatics Test
    • Has been employed with the County for two or more seasons
    • Assists in duties as Head Lifeguard, and will act as Head Lifeguard when the Head Lifeguard is not on the premises.
  • Head Lifeguard - $10.00 
    • Certified in CPR and First Aid
    • Passed the Aquatics Test
    • Has been employed with the County for two or more seasons
    • Responsible for all Lifeguards which includes shifts, training, and other duties.

Questions?

Contact the Park's Recreation Office at (412) 350-2478.