Aquatic Staff & Job Opportunities

Contact Us

Aquatics Director
Sam Karlson
(336) 222-5043 | skarlson@burlingtonnc.gov

Assistant Aquatics Director
Anne Nicholson
(336) 222-5043 | anicholson@burlingtonnc.gov

Lifeguards Wanted

Part-Time Job Opportunities in Aquatics

*Interested in a Lifeguard Position with us, but not certified?
We provide FREE training to qualified applicants!  INFO HERE!

Part-time Lifeguard

Hiring Range: $12.50 - $14.00 per hour (depending on certifications and experience)
Must be 16 years of age or older and have the ability to pass the Lifeguard Training pre-course skills.


The City of Burlington's Recreation & Parks Department is seeking capable swimmers to lifeguard at Burlington aquatic facilities. Hours vary and are flexible in nature. Both year-round and seasonal shifts are available. During the school year, we seek lifeguards able to work weekday shifts 5:30-8:00 am, 8:00-11:30 am, 3:45-7:30 pm and Saturday 10:30 am-6:30 pm. During the summer, we are in need of a large staff of qualified lifeguards to operate all four aquatic facilities. 

This position is responsible for supervising the safe use of public aquatic facilities by swimmers and patrons. The position enforces safety regulations in a skilled, professional, and friendly manner. Lifeguards are also responsible for general pool maintenance and other related duties as assigned. Participation in mandatory in-service training is required.
FREE LIFEGUARD TRAINING is provided for qualified applicants.
Open until filled. Apply online or call (336) 222-5043  for more information. 

Part-time Water Fitness Instructor 

Hiring Range: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour
Must have Water Fitness Certification.
 
Water Fitness Instructor is responsible for teaching water fitness classes at city-owned facilities, maintaining a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants, and educating patrons on fitness and safety.
Open until filled. Apply online

Part-time Swim Instructor

Salary: $14.00 per hour
Must be 16 years of age or older to apply.


Responsible for teaching group swim lessons to ages 6 months to adults. Must be able to swim. Previous experience either on a swim team or teaching lessons is required. WSI certification preferred.
Position currently closed.

Part-time Aquatics Custodian

Salary:  $11.00 per hour
Must be 18+ and high school graduate to apply.


Located at the Manard Aquatic Center, this position is responsible for making sure the facility is clean and safe, bathrooms are stocked and other facility duties as assigned. Must be able to work independently and take pride in the appearance of the facility.
Open until filled. Apply online

Part-time Aquatic Receptionist

Salary:  $9.00 per hour
Must be 16 years of age or older to apply.

Performs routine clerical work in a variety of tasks requiring a qualified typist; does related work as required. Includes weekend hours.
Open until filled. Apply online

Part-time Splash Park Attendant

Salary: $8.50 per hour
Must be 15 years of age or older to apply. 

Performs routine public contact, assists with monitoring Splash Park water features, cleaning needs and facility rule enforcement. Includes morning, evening, weekend and holiday hours.
Seasonal. Position posts in March for the summer season.

Part-Time Job Opportunities in aquatics


Part-time Lifeguard 

Hiring Range - $12.50 - $14 per hour (depending on certifications and experience)

Must be 16 years of age or older and have the ability to pass the Lifeguard Training pre-course skills.

The City of Burlington's Recreation & Parks Department is seeking capable swimmers to lifeguard at Burlington Aquatic facilities. Hours vary and are flexible in nature. Both year-round and seasonal shifts are available. During the school year, we seek lifeguards able to work weekday shifts 5:30-8am, 8-11:30am, 3:45-7:30pm and Sat 10:30am-6:30pm. During the summer, we are in need of a large staff of qualified lifeguards to operate all four Aquatic facilities.

This position is responsible for supervising the safe use of public aquatic facilities by swimmers and patrons.The position enforces safety regulations in a skilled, professional, and friendly manner. Lifeguards are also responsible for general pool maintenance and other related duties as assigned. Participation in mandatory in-service training is required.

FREE LIFEGUARD TRAINING provided for qualified applicants.
Open until filled. Apply online via www.BurlingtonNC.gov/jobs.
Call for more information 336-222-5043.

 

Interested in a Lifeguard Position with us, but not certified? We provide FREE training to qualified applicants! Get paid to train. Info here!


Part-time Water Fitness Instructor 

Salary - $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Water Fitness Instructor is responsible for teaching water fitness classes at city owned facilities, maintaining a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants, and educating patrons on fitness and safety. Must have Water Fitness Certification.

Open Until Filled. Apply online via www.BurlingtonNC.gov/jobs.


Part-time Aquatics Custodian - Maynard Aquatics Center 

Salary - $11.00 per hour

Must be 18+ and high school graduate. This position is responsible for making sure facility is clean and safe, bathrooms are stocked and other facility duties as assigned. Must be able to work independently and take pride in the appearance of the facility.

Open Until Filled. Apply online via www.BurlingtonNC.gov/jobs.



Part-time Aquatic Receptionist

 Salary - $9.00 per hour
Must be 16 years of age or older to apply.

Performs routine clerical work in a variety of tasks requiring a qualified typist; does related work as required. Includes weekend hours. 

Open Until Filled. Apply online via www.BurlingtonNC.gov/jobs.

  

Part-time Splash Park Attendant

Salary - $8.50 per hour
Must be 15 years of age or older to apply.

Performs routine public contact, assists with monitoring Splash Park water features, cleaning needs and facility rule enforcement. Includes morning, evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Seasonal. Posts in March for Summer season.


Part-time Swim Instructor 

Salary - $14.00 per hour

Must be 16 years of age or older to apply. Must be able to swim.
 Previous experience either on a swim team or teaching lessons is required.
 WSI certification preferred.
 

Responsible for teaching group swim lessons to ages 6 months – adult.  

Currently Closed.