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Three Rivers Park District

Seasonal Head Lifeguard - Elm Creek Park...

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Three Rivers Park District
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove, Minnesota
Employment Status
$12.31 - $19.23 Hourly

Further information

Job Type

Schedules and provides on-site work direction to lifeguards at Park District swimming areas to ensure the safety of park users while creating a favorable image of the Park District.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Works with the Beach Safety Coordinator to develop training and education of guards and provide access to beach records and reports.

  • Maintains a complete first aid list at all times
 Schedules and provides on-site work direction to lifeguards for maximum coverage at minimum cost;
  • Trains life­guards in the proper use and care of equipment and maintains safety equipment in proper working order
  • Conducts weekly reviews of first aid, rescue and water safety skills with lifeguards
 Inspects beach area daily for hazards or unsafe conditions
  • Maintains crowd control in swimming areas and a constant vigil for drowning and/or injured swimmers, assisting swimmers when necessary
  • Maintains daily swimming records and reports
 Keeps swimming area and facilities clean including picking up and general policing of beach, and rest room cleaning Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.


Minimum 18 years of age upon appointment.

Must hold current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent certification upon appointment and throughout employment. Must hold current CPR/AED certification upon appointment and throughout employment, specifically: Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer, Red Cross for Lifeguards, or American Heart Association Basic Life Support.

Previous Three Rivers Park District experience preferred.

Selection Procedure
A fully completed Three Rivers Park District Online Application must be received by Human Resources by Sunday April 29th, 2012 at 4:30 pm.  Any materials received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

The deadline for this position has been extended to Sunday, April 29th. 

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of relevant experience and training. The top group of applicants will be invited to participate in further job screening.  

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a background investigation including a criminal history search. Costs of the background will be paid for by Three Rivers Park District.  

Three Rivers Park District

Three Rivers Park District is a natural resources-based park system located in the suburban Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area of Minnesota that manages nearly 27,000 acres of park reserves, regional parks, regional trails and special-use facilities.