How old do I have to be to work as a lifeguard or playground leader for the Recreation Department?

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We hire lifeguards, Playground Directors and Playground leaders each Summer. There is no age requirement, however, all life guards must be certified by the American Red Cross as life guards (must be 15 years of age to take the class) and have first aid training. As with all positions, individuals are hired depending on the experience that they have that is in relation to the job description. Individuals who are applying for Playground positions are hired depending on their experience, etc. Applications are accepted until all positions are filled. You can obtain an application through the Human Resources link.