Lifeguard Information

It's never too early to plan your summer job as a CitiParks Lifeguard!

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 3, 2024 and additionally are required to submit criminal background clearances and pass a medical exam.

2024 Lifeguard Job Interest Form!

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CITY OF PITTSBURGH LIFEGUARD?  Fill out the FORM today and we will call you!  Please make sure you meet the following criteria before sending your application:

  • At least 16 years old by September 3, 2024.
  • A current City of Pittsburgh Resident and fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • Willing to work at any of Citiparks Aquatics Facilities.


Are you an experienced Lifeguard?  Call our Aquatics Office TODAY-- 412.323.7928

A RE-CERTIFICATION Class will be scheduled to onboard currently certified lifeguards.  Please stay tuned for date/times for the 2024 Pool Season.  Get on our list and we will call you; complete the Lifeguard Interest Form HERE!

For more information on how to register for a Training Course or Recertification Class, contact our Aquatics Office:

  • 412-323-7928      

Lifeguard Training Information:

Citiparks offers Lifeguard Training courses for potential employees. 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.  

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