Grinnell Chamber

Aquatic Center Head Lifeguard

Posted: 01/04/2024
Grinnell, IA
Jordan Allsup


The Grinnell Recreation Department Aquatic Center Assistant Manager/ Head Lifeguard strives to maintain a pleasant, safe, sanitary environment while directing and supporting the aquatic staff and providing a positive swimming experience for the public. The Assistant Aquatic Center Manager also assists the Aquatic Center Manager and Recreation Department in extra-curricular activities such as swim meets, rentals and other special uses. Starting wage $14.00/hour. Employment period May through August. 


  • Current Lifeguard Certification (including First Aid/CPR-PR/AED)
  • High School graduates highly desirable
  • Minimum of two years of lifeguarding experience.
  • Have thorough knowledge of lifeguarding techniques, personnel scheduling and water safety procedures.
  • Have basic understanding of water quality control and mechanical functions of aquatic center equipment.
  • Ability to independently enforce all Grinnell Recreation Department policies and procedures.
  • Possess strong leadership qualities (respected, reliable, responsible, organized, enthusiastic, professional).

Tobacco users will not be considered for employment.  Applications are available by download or by calling (641) 236-2620.  Send application to Jordan Allsup, Parks and Recreation Director, 520 4th Avenue, Grinnell, Iowa 50112. EOE.

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