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Join Our Aquatics Team

Read more about each position and  if you find one that interests you, use the link to apply today!

Interested, but need more information before you apply? Use the Tell Me More link and one of our Hiring Managers will contact you.

Understanding Our Job Categories

Want to stick around awhile and work with us year-round? Year-round part-time positions can work up to 28 hours per week.

Regular Part-Time positions follow the year round hours guidelines (up to 28 hours per week). Regular Part-Time position listings can be found on the City of Kettering’s Job Page.

Interested in working with us up to 40 hours per week for a specific time period or season? The fixed length of a season is 6 months or less. Employees who work in a seasonal classification must have a 6 month break in service before working in another classification within the City of Kettering.

The Aquatics Team is responsible for the oversight and daily operations of the Kettering Recreation Complex indoor pool and the Adventure Reef Water Park. The Aquatics Team also supports a wide variety of aquatic programming such as swim lessons and water workout classes.

Not currently American Red Cross certified? No problem! We conduct several in-house lifeguard trainings throughout the year. If you are interested in working for the Aquatics Team but are not currently certified as the position requires, be sure to check out our American Red Cross Aquatics programs or contact us at 937-296-2587 to see what certification courses are coming up.

Current Aquatic Team Opportunities

Lifeguards may work at the Kettering Recreation Complex indoor pool or the Adventure Reef Water Park and they are responsible for prevention of accidents and incidents in the water and the surrounding area. Pay range: $8.70 - $9.55/hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge and abilities. Candidate must be 15 years of age and hold current Lifeguard Training certification that includes CPR/AED and First Aid. Don’t have your certification yet? No problem! Give us a call at 937-296-2587 and ask about our Lifeguarding classes.

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