• Lifeguard

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Job Location
    US-IL-Orland Park
    IMRF Eligibile
    Not IMRF Eligible
    $ 9.00 per hour
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    It may be cold outside but don't let the "Winter Blues" set in......Summer is just around the corner!!  


    At CPAC, the friendships and memories we make are just as important as the safety of our guests.  We believe in each of our patrons walking away with great memories each time they visit.  Achieving this goal begins with exceptional employee experiences.  Lifeguards learn teamwork, problem-solving, communication and collective leadership skills.  Our lifeguards also work with local paramedics and learn life-saving techniques.  Join us in keeping our community safe while working alongside your friends!


    Voted the '#1 Public Pool' by Chicago Magazine in 2016, the Centennial Park Aquatic Center serves over 1,700 guests daily and is the waterpark destination to over 100,000 visitors each season.  We look forward to having another safe, fun and hot summer!


    Initial interviews begin January 2019.



    Key Responsibilities

    As a Lifeguard you will supervise the safety of patrons both in and out of the water and respond to emergency situations.  You will also enforce rules, perform cleaning duties on and around the pool decks, provide first-aid to patrons, and engage in exceptional customer service to our members and daily guests.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

    Must be 16 years of age on or before June 5, 2019.


    In addition you must also be able to swim 200 yards (freestyle, breaststroke or combination, without stopping), tread water for 2 minutes without use of hands, and remove a dive brick or training manikin from 12ft of water.


    This position requires that you have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.  You must also be available to train during the months of March, April, and May. 


    Must earn StarGuard Elite Lifeguard Certification/license during the pre-season spring training.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Enjoy the summer of 2019 working outdoors in a fun, team-oriented environment from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  You will gain lifelong skills and make great friends throughout the summer season.   All training and employee uniforms provided at no cost (must purchase training manual $35). 


    You will earn $9.00 per hour and be eligible for the season end incentive.





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