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 6, 2021 and additionally are required to submit criminal background clearances and pass a medical exam.

2021 Lifeguard Job Application Link 


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

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.  Dates for traininng 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 are being held at the Oliver Bath House starting May 4, 2021. Current lifeguards are also required to go through pre-employment training and/or recertification in May.

To start the registration process, please apply online with the application link listed above. For more information, please contact the Aquatic Office.