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Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Altoona Campus
1500 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA  50009
Job Title:
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Hours Per Week:
Position Start Date:
Pay Rate:
$9.77/ hour with free membership during the summer
How To Apply:
If you are interested in becoming a Lifeguard, please complete an application and turn it to the front desk at the Altoona Campus or email. An appl
Contact Name:
Ericca Greubel  
(515) 967-0788
Job Description:
Are you looking for a great summertime job as a lifeguard who can interact positively with the public and maintain high standards of safety for all guests? The Altoona Campus is currently accepting applications for the 2016 summer season at the Altoona Aquatics Park. You must possess effective leadership and communication skills. Lifeguards must be responsible, professional, knowledgeable, and dedicated to the safety of the community.
Job Qualifications:
All training will be conducted by the Altoona Campus. You must be prepared to successfully complete the skill screening which includes: • 300 yards (12 lengths) continuous, non-stop swim consisting of freestyle, breaststroke, or a combination of these 2 strokes. Swimming on the back, or the side, IS NOT ALLOWED. • Tread water for 2 minutes, using legs only. Hands must be tucked under the arms. • NO GOGGLES ALLOWED. Start in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive to retrieve a 10 lb object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back with both hands holding the object. Must keep face near the surface. Exit without using a ladder. (Must be completed within 1 minute and 40 seconds) Next, if you wish to work for us, the Altoona Campus will train and prepare you for the American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training, First Aid Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and AED Training. Basic Lifeguarding courses, which enable you to work at most pools, begin June 1. Waterfront Lifeguarding, which qualifies you to work at summer camps, lakes, rivers, and multi-sport events, is included as an optional add-on. Cost is $178.00. Upon successful completion of the course, Altoona Campus will extend an offer of an interview for employment. More information about classes is on our website at www.altoonacampus.com , under Programs, then Aquatics. Because we operate the Altoona Campus indoor pool and the Altoona Aquatics Park, scheduled hours can be anytime (dependent upon our needs) between the following times, to a maximum of 40 hour/week: Monday-Friday 4:45am-9pm. Saturday and Sunday 6:45am-8:30pm.