Now Accepting Lifeguard Applications for the 2024 Swim Season

All employees go through pre-employment drug screen tests and background checks.


Seasonal positions with the Central Klickitat County Park & Rec. District. Hourly salary rate varies by experience starting at $16.50 to $17.88/hour. Benefits include all state and federal mandated benefits including sick leave. 2024 Swim Season will be approximately March 15 – September 16, 2024.

Applicants must be able to obtain American Red Cross Lifeguard certification and the district can provide that training. Applicants must be able to swim! The course pre-requisites include 300-yard swim (Crawl Stroke and Breast Stroke), tread water with hands out of the water for two minutes and swim 20 yards, retrieve a ten-pound dive brick and swim with the brick 20 yards. Practice swim times will be available starting in March.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to multi-task, work independently and have strong communication skills as well as complete and pass certifications as noted. Position(s) open until filled.*

*All positions have been filled through May 31, 2024. All additional applications are being considered for job openings beginning June 1, 2024.

Application: 2024 Lifeguard Application

For more information: Lori Anderson, Pool Manager 509-250-0981 (text), 509-773-0506 (pool)