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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!

Need more information about several positions before you apply? Use the Tell Me More link  and one of our PRCA Hiring Managers will contact you.

Understanding Our Job Categories

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.

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.

The Aquatics Team is responsible for the oversight and daily operations of both the Main Pool (indoor) and the Adventure Reef Water Park. The Aquatics Team also supports a robust array of aquatic programming (swim lessons, water workout, etc.). We conduct several in-house lifeguard courses throughout the year. If you are interested in working for the Aquatics Team but are not currently certified as the position(s) require, be sure to check out our current Play Kettering Guide or contact us at 296-2587 to see what certification courses we have scheduled.

We are currently not hiring for seasonal positions including Water Park Attendants,  Concession Attendants and Concessions Management.

Check back this winter for information regarding seasonal Aquatics Team hiring.

Current Aquatic Team Opportunities

This Seasonal Part-Time position is responsible for assisting in the overall operation of the Kettering Recreation Complex Pool, Spa Area and Adventure Reef Water Park during the summer season. Pay range: $9.35-$11.45 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Must be certified in lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid and have at least 1-year of lifeguard experience.

Available in both Seasonal Part-Time and Year-Round Part-Time, the position is responsible for prevention of accidents and incidents in the water and the surrounding area. Pay range: $8.30-$9.55 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidate must hold current Lifeguard Training certification that includes CPR/AED and First Aid.

Available in both Seasonal Part-Time and Year-Round Part-Time, the position is responsible for instructing participants to swim according to the American Red Cross program guidelines. Pay range: $8.30 -$9.95 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities.Candidates must hold current Water Safety Instructor Certification.

This Seasonal Part-Time position is responsible for providing a safe, clean and enjoyable atmosphere in the water park while monitoring various attractions and water features. Pay range: $8.30-$9.25 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidates must be at least 15 years of age.

Available in both Seasonal Part-Time and Year-Round Part-Time, the position is responsible for collecting fees, dispensing goods or services, and accounting for all fees during Water Park entry. Year-Round Part-Time Cashiers will work in the Ice Arena during the non-summer months. Pay range: $8.30-$9.25 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

Available in both Seasonal Part-Time and Year-Round Part-Time, the position is responsible for assisting the Concessions Coordinator in the operation of concessions operations. Year-Round Part-Time staff will work in the Ice Arena during the non-summer months.Pay range: $8.30-$9.25 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

Available in both Seasonal Part-Time and Year-Round Part-Time, the position is responsible for collecting fees, dispensing goods or services, and accounting for all fees at the Snack Bar. Year-Round Part-Time Concessions Attendants will work in the Ice Arena during the non-summer months.Pay range: $8.30-$9.25 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

This Year-Round Part-Time position is responsible for teaching American Red Cross Health and Safety Courses within the Recreation department. Pay range: $10.00 – $15.00 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge, and abilities. Candidates must be certified as an American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor.

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