City of Troy Michigan
  • 23-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Lifeguard (Part-time)

Recreation Department

Starting at $14.00 /hour

Wage based on qualifications

The Troy Recreation Department is seeking lifeguards to work at the Troy Family Aquatic Center (TFAC) and/or the Community Center Indoor Aquatics area. The Troy Family Aquatic Center is home to a kiddie area, lap lanes with a zero-depth entry pool, and slides. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day, TFAC offers great seasonal opportunities for employment. The Troy Community Center Indoor Aquatics offers year-round employment - the indoor pool allows for customers to keep swimming even in Michigan's frigid winters.


  • Perform lifeguard duties at an indoor or outdoor aquatic facility.
  • Perform water safety duties (teaching swim lessons and providing water safety information to the public, along with water surveillance).
  • Patrol and monitor aquatic areas to ensure a safe environment.
  • Provide customer service and assistance to patrons.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations of the aquatic facility consistently, courteously and professionally.
  • Assist the pool manager in daily operations and maintenance of the aquatic facilities.
  • Assist in general cleaning.
  • Any other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 15 years of age.
  • Must have strong swimming skills.
  • Must demonstrate required rescue techniques and Red Cross or Ellis Lifeguard standards in all related guarding duties (if currently certified).
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen (including marijuana).


  • Prefer a current American Red Cross (or lifeguard associated equivalent such as Ellis or Star Guard) Lifeguard & CPR certificate and/or be enrolled in a certification class at time of application. *Must have certification to start working.


Application review and interview (for all candidates); an in-water skills test (for non-certified applicants).

In-house class for those who pass the application review, interview, and skills test (for non-certified applicants).


Part-time; seasonal or year-round.

Mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Summer hours: minimum of 15 hours a week required.

Year-round hours (non-summer): minimum of 8 hours a week required.


Applications are available at For additional details contact (248) 524-3484.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.

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