Become a Lifeguard
- Lifeguarding is a fun and serious job.
- Entertaining and beneficial experience, plus every day brings new adventures.
- Pay for lifeguarding is higher than pay for other part-time jobs.
- Sign up for a lifeguard or swim instructor class to become certified. Certifications are through Starguard Elite and Starfish Aquatics Institute. Obtaining certifications does not guarantee job placement. (Classes resume November 2018)
- Fill out an application for the City of Scottsdale.
- Take a skills assessment with the city. Skills assessments formally assesses applicants on water rescue scenarios and CPR scenarios as well as an oral interview.
- Employment is based on skills assessments, facility needs, and applicants availability.
- Lifeguard - $10.98/hour
- Swim Instructor - $12.00/hour
- Assistant Manager - $13.34/hour