OPENING DATE: 10/29/2019
CLOSING DATE: 12/02/2019 4:30 PM Central
SALARY: $29,764.80 – $34,923.20
CITY: Saint Paul

Performs entry-level aquatics public safety work, monitoring and preserving order at a municipal beach, swimming pool, aquatic center, water park, and/or a children’s day camp. Teaches patrons swimming skills. Anticipates and recognizes aquatics emergencies. Participates in weekly or quarterly aquatics audits. Administers emergency treatment and uses emergency equipment during aquatic emergencies. Provides quality customer service. Adheres to a work schedule and hours assigned. Attends all mandatory staff meetings and in-service training sessions. Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Must possess swimming skills. (Swimming skills are defined as being able to swim 200 yards, tread water for 2 minutes and swim in 12 feet of water.)
  • Must pass the life-guard training class approved by the Division of Parks and Recreation before employment and maintain current life-guard licensure, including Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Oxygen, and First Aid Certification to continue employment.
  • An ability to speak in a language other than English is a plus, not a requirement.

Proof of certifications and licensure must be submitted to hiring authority upon conditional job offer. Swimming skills will be evaluated upon conditional job offer.

Submit City of Saint Paul online application, answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire at