Summer 2024 Aquatic Positions

City Of Cedar Falls   Cedar Falls, IA   Part-time     Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Posted on February 9, 2024
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Cedar Falls Recreation Center

           Summer 2024 Aquatic Positions


The Cedar Falls Recreation Division is hiring aquatic staff for the 2024 summer season.  Expected employment will be May 19-August 19 with additional pre and post-season hours available.  Positions vary and hourly wages will range from $11.10-15.60 based on position, qualifications, and experience. 


Expected hourly wage by position: 

Head Guards                        $13.65-15.60

Lifeguards                             $13.50-14.50

Instructors                             $13.00-14.00

Instructor Aides                    $11.10-13.10

Concession Workers           $11.10-13.10

Cashiers                                $11.65-13.65

Maintenance                        $13.00-15.00


Expected summer work schedule:

Instructors & Aides:

Indoor Lessons: 8:30 am–Noon & 4:40–6:15 pm (up to 30 hrs/wk during lessons)

Outdoor Lessons: 8:20–11:00 am (up to 13.75 hrs/wk during lessons)

Instructors/Aides have the ability to pick up substitute guarding hours also.


Lifeguard, Cashier & Concessions:

Noon–8:00 pm working 8 of 14 days (35-45 hrs/wk weather & rotation permitting)

Maintenance:  Hours vary


Minimum requirements for swimming related positions: Lifeguard Certification & CPR, First Aid, AED; non-swimming:  CPR & First Aid.  The Cedar Falls Recreation Center, UNI Wellness Center and the Black Hawk County YMCA all offer Lifeguarding certification courses.  Please call the respective locations for more information.  Successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions.

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Applications are available from the Cedar Falls Recreation Center at 110 E. 13th Street, Cedar Falls, or from Return completed applications to the Rec. Center and received until positions are filled.  Questions may be directed to Chris Schoentag at the above address, 319-273-8636 or


Equal Opportunity Employer