Lifeguard Information


Lifeguards are hired to work at Citiparks Aquatic Facility locations June through Labor Day.  Citiparks offers Lifeguard Certification Training courses prior to the season as well as recertification for experienced lifeguards. Candidates must have a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification valid through September 5, 2022 and additionally are required to submit criminal background clearances and pass a medical exam.

2022 Lifeguard Job Application Link Coming Soon!

DON'T WANT TO WAIT!  Complete our 2022 Lifeguard Sign-up Survey NOW and we'll contact you!

Please make sure you meet the following criteria before sending your application:
At least 16 years old by July 1, 2022
A current City of Pittsburgh Resident
Willing to work at any of Citiparks Aquatics Facilities

Call or e-mail the Aquatics Office to get your questions answered:

  • 412-323-7928      
  • 2022 Lifeguard Sign-up/Survey    (Complete Now & we will contact you when the application process begins!)

Lifeguard Training Information:

Citiparks offers Lifeguard Training courses for potential employees at the Oliver Bath House in South Side. Over the course of our training, candidates will learn the necessary skills to obtain a Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First-Aid certification as well as policies and procedures required by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Health Department.  Please make sure you apply online through the City's employment center.  Current lifeguards are also required to go through pre-employment training and/or recertification.  Dates for the job application and our training and recertification courses are still being finalized.

All Lifeguard Training Courses will be conducted with COVID-19 Safety Protocols in place to meet City, County and State requirements.

Lifeguard Training classes schedule is TBD.