Deep Water Solo Lifeguards at the Whitewater Center (Whitewater) will host our guests while serving the world’s only permanent Deep Water Solo Climbing facility. The DWS Lifeguard is an on-site, part-time position that reports to the Outdoor Activities Operation Manager.
• Ensure the safety of our guests in and around the pool area.
• Maintain a high level of professionalism while interacting with the public and employees.
• Effectively communicate and enforce regulations and policies.
• Work as a team with other lifeguards during special events and daily operations.
• Respond appropriately to all emergencies.
• Identify safety issues and communicate to management.
• Other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands
• Applicants must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Must be able to work outdoors for sustained periods of time in all weather and environmental conditions.
• Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
• Must be able to bend, stand, lean, and kneel on a regular basis and for sustained periods of time.
• Must be able to safely self-transport over uneven terrain or in a confined space.
• Must be able to work in shared spaces with other employees and customers.
• All positions as Whitewater require employees to report and work onsite at Whitewater locations.

• Access to the Whitewater Center’s pass activities
• Staff discount program and pro deals
• 401K plan

Tagged as: Water Skills

Required Skills:

• Hold a current Lifeguard Certification from an accredited program.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
• Attention to detail, good decision making, and safety consciousness are a must.
• Excellent verbal communication and public speaking skills.
• Ability to take direction and work without direct supervision.
• Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and during other Whitewater events as needed.

About U.S. National Whitewater Center

Working at Whitewater

Whitewater’s mission is rooted in the belief that we all share a genetic code that compels us to play outside and share these experiences with others. This mission is accomplished through promoting access and opportunities to play outside and bring people together. Our approach is simple: Make it compelling and easy to engage with nature and invite others to join.

Legal Disclosures

The Whitewater Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Whitewater Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Application Instructions

Please apply directly on our website using the link provided.