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Lifeguard 2022 

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About the Organization Traditional, hardworking, family-oriented - the cornerstones of Midwestern culture are alive and well, but there's something a little different about Kaukauna. Time-honored values are counterbalanced by an open-minded approach to problem-solving, identifying solutions, and planning for the future. While the city supports a simple life - sweet and uncomplicated - the door remains open for 'the simple life' to evolve with each generation.

Today, the City of Kaukauna is home to over 16,000 people with its own full-time Police, Fire and Rescue services and a municipally owned electric and water utility - Kaukauna Utilities. Kaukauna boasts a 350-acre Industrial Park Network, complete with rail and heavy truck access.

Beyond playgrounds, parks and trails, Kaukauna is a 'Bird City' with more than 450 acres of protected greenspace and popular public nature programming, including Eagle Days. Our proximity to the Fox River affords our residents with numerous recreational opportunities such as the Historic Grignon Mansion, the 1000 Islands Environmental Center, sports fields, a public swimming pool, and a public library.

City-sponsored events held in the Central Business District include a weekly outdoor music series - Live! from Hydro Park, Fox Firecracker 5k Run/Walk, and the Downtown Farmer's Market June through October. With such a variety of activities available, it should not come as a surprise that Kaukauna is also known as 'The Friendly City.'

Position Lifeguard  



Position Description

POSITION: Lifeguard

DEPARTMENT: Recreation

REPORTS TO: Pool Supervisor



Under general supervision of the Pool Supervisor, Lifeguards look after the safety of people. Requirements: Certification in American Red Cross LGT, CPR-Pro-Rescue,

First-Aid, and must be at least 16 years old. This position is a seasonal position.


  1. Supervise swimmers to prevent accidents and make sure they follow safety regulations.
  2. Rescue swimmers in difficulty and provide first-aid treatment if required.
  3. Lifeguarding is a highly regarded position and should be carried out in a professional manner. Lifeguards are expected to:
    1. Be alert at all times.
    2. Refrain from unnecessary talk while guarding.
    3. Make requests and issue orders in a courteous and determined manner.
    4. Participate in emergency procedure drills.
    5. Keep familiar with and consistently enforce all rules of the pool.
  4. Maintain a high level of fitness. Three 500-meter swims are required per week. More is strongly encouraged. Check off swims with pool supervisor.
  5. Educate the community in water safety.
  6. Enforcing all poolside rules.
  7. Caution people behaving in an unsafe manner and expel those who refuse to cooperate.
  8. Report incidents to management or other authorities.
  9. Design and implement emergency procedures.
  10. Maintain rescue equipment.
  11. Care for lost children.
  12. Show up to work on time and act in a professional manner.
  13. Be polite and courteous at all times.
  14. Pool Supervisor may assign extra jobs as he/she sees necessary.
Position Requirements

Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding with CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and AED Certifications required.

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification is preferred.

Experience as Pool Attendant or Concessionaire preferred.

Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Compensation 2022 Common Council Approved Wage Scale:$14.12/hr - Entry$15.06/hr - 1 Year experience$16.01/hr - 2 or more years experience  
Benefits Pellion Social Security Alternative Plan.  
Open Date 3/1/2022  
Close Date  

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