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Lifeguards: 

The Tukwila Pool is currently seeking responsible and energetic swimmers ages 16 years and up to join our staff as Lifeguards.  If you don’t have a Lifeguard Certification, ask about our Lifeguard Trainee program which offers the opportunity to be reimbursed for the full cost Lifeguard Certification training (normally $150 for Tukwila residents, $175 for non-residents).  Prior to beginning the certification course, candidates must pass a Lifeguard Prerequisite test where they will demonstrate swimming 300 yards (6 laps) continuously, treading water for 2 minutes, and retrieving a weight from the bottom of the pool within 1 minutes and 40 seconds.  Click here to register for the Prerequisite Test & for more info on the Lifeguard Certification course.  Choose “Lifeguard Certification”.

Upcoming Prerequisite Test dates:

  • Friday May 12 – 7-8pm
  • Friday June 9 – 7-8pm

Those who pass the prerequisite test will be permitted to register for the Lifeguard Certification Course.

  • This position is part-time, hourly, non-exempt.
  • The successful candidates will be assigned shifts depending on need and availability.
  • Hourly wage for new Lifeguards with no prior experience is $11.50.  Experienced Lifeguards may be eligible to receive up to $14.00 per hour to start, depending on experience.
  • Lifeguards are encouraged to train as Swim Instructors and receive a $1 per hour premium for time spent providing swim lessons.
  • This position is not eligible for benefits.
  • Start date: Currently qualified candidates may begin immediately.
  • Please review the full position description before applying:

If you have reviewed the position description and are interested, please complete and sign this TPMPD Employment application and email it to info@tukwilapool.org. You are also welcome to come by the pool and pick up or drop off a paper application. Please call 206-267-2350 if you have any questions.  If you are not currently a certified Lifeguard, please register for the Prerequisite Test today!

Swim Instructors:

The Tukwila Pool is currently seeking responsible and energetic swimmers ages 16 years and up to join our staff as Swim Instructors.  This position requires the ability to work well with both children and adults.  Complete training for this position is provided and those that complete the training may have the opportunity to earn the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification.

  • This position is part-time, hourly, non-exempt.
  • The successful candidates will be assigned shifts depending on need and availability.
  • Hourly wage for new hires with no swim instruction experience is $12.50.  Experienced Swim Instructors may be eligible to receive up to $15.00 per hour to start, depending on experience.
  • Swim Instructors are encouraged to become certified as Lifeguards and increase their ability to help in an emergency and value to the organization!  We’ll pay for your certification!
  • This position is not eligible for benefits.
  • Start date: We can begin your training immediately!
  • Please review the full position description before applying:

If you have reviewed the position description and are interested, please complete and sign this TPMPD Employment application and email it to info@tukwilapool.org. You are also welcome to come by the pool and pick up or drop off a paper application. Please call 206-267-2350 if you have any questions.

Water Exercise Facilitators:

Water Exercise classes at the Tukwila Pool need fun, energetic people to lead them.  Experience not required, training is available.

  • This position is part-time, hourly, non-exempt.
  • The successful candidates will be assigned shifts depending on need and availability.
  • Hourly wage for new hires with no equivalent experience is $11.50.  Experienced Water Exercise Facilitators may be eligible to receive up to $14.00 per hour to start, depending on experience.
  • All Tukwila Pool staff are encouraged to become certified as Lifeguards and increase their ability to help in an emergency and value to the organization!  We’ll pay for your certification!
  • This position is not eligible for benefits.
  • Start date: We can begin your training immediately!
  • The position description is currently being created and will be made available prior to interviews.

If you are interested, please complete and sign this TPMPD Employment application and email it to info@tukwilapool.org. You are also welcome to come by the pool and pick up or drop off a paper application. Please call 206-267-2350 if you have any questions.

Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District is an equal opportunity employer