Building You: City of Wichita hiring lifeguards

Published: Apr. 21, 2021 at 6:04 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The City of Wichita is hiring for more lifeguards right now.

The Aquatics division of the Park and Recreation Department needs 30 more lifeguards. They expect to have a team of 140 lifeguards this season.

“‘We’re hoping to have hundreds of people coming out the first day,” said Brian Hill, aquatics supervisor.

Lifeguards must be at least 15-years-old to apply. The pay is between $8.76 to $15.69 per hour, depending on experience.

Six public pools will open on Memorial Day, May 31st. The pools include Aley (1800 S Seneca), College Hill (304 S Circle Dr), Harvest (9500 W Provincial), McAfee (1300 E 16th St), Minisa (1350 N Jeanette), and Orchard (1062 N Clara).

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The city offers on the job training. Lifeguard classes will be held: April 30-May 2, May 7-9, May 14-16, and May 21-23.

To apply for the lifeguard position, click here.

The aquatics division is also hiring for water watchers. These individuals are active adults who want to assist with safety at the pools. Shifts will be Monday through Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm at all the city pools. For this role, contact the office at (316) 268-4390.

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