Recruitment #23-103-4011


Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

*Not a certified lifeguard? Get hired and become a certified lifeguard for PRCS!*

We are seeking summer and/or year-round certified lifeguards across the county for our indoor and outdoor pools. As a certified lifeguard you will employ your skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the safety and wellness of our diverse communities. A successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, good communication skills, and self-motivation.

PRCS serves a diverse population including, but not limited to, youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors.

We are currently hiring at the following locations:

  • Dulles South Recreation and Community Center, South Riding VA
  • Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center, Sterling VA
  • Round Hill Aquatics Center Indoor Pool, Round Hill VA
  • Franklin Park Outdoor Pool, Purcellville VA *Summer Season Only*
  • Lovettsville Community Center Outdoor Pool, Lovettsville VA *Summer Season Only*

As a certified lifeguards responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitors the use of aquatic facilities and equipment to ensure visitor and participant safety within the facility and compliance with applicable safety policies and practices.
  • Rescues distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment. 
  • Contacts emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required.
  • Enforces pool rules.
  • Provides courteous and timely customer service to County staff, facility visitors and users.
  • Refers customers to appropriate staff.
  • May perform other essential job functions specific to the position and department assignment.

* Flexible work hours are available including early mornings, daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays – to work around your school, vacations, work or family commitments*

Job Requirements

Lifeguard I requires completion of the 10th grade of high school.

May be underfilled at a lower grade with a candidate who has not completed the 10th grade of high school and who holds a valid lifeguard/CPR and First Aid certification OR a candidate who has not yet completed the certification for lifeguard/CPR and First Aid but has completed at least the 10th grade of high school.


Special Requirements


  • Six (6) months of lifeguard experience
  • Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Completion of High School

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background, Child Protective Services (CPS) and DMV record checks required.
  • Obtain Red Cross or equivalent lifeguard/CPR and First Aid certification within 30 days from hire date

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