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City of Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Recreation Center - Summer Aquatic Positions in Cedar Falls, Iowa

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Expected hourly wage by position: Head Guards $13.45-15.45 Lifeguards $13.00-15.00 Instructors $13.00-15.00 Instructor Aides $11.10-11.70 Concession Workers $11.10-11.70 Cashiers $11.65-12.25 Maintenance $13.00-15.00


January 27, 2023 11:30 AM


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The Cedar Falls Recreation Division is hiring aquatic staff for the 2023 summer season. Expected employment will be May 21-August 21 with additional pre- and post-season hours available. Positions vary and hourly wages will range from $11.10-15.45 based on position, qualifications, and experience.

Expected summer work schedule:

Instructors & Aides:

Indoor Lessons: 8:30 am–Noon & 4:40–6:15 pm (up to 30 hours/week during lessons)

Outdoor Lessons: 8:20–11:00 am (up to 13.75 hours/week during lessons)

Instructors/Aides have the ability to pick up substitute guarding hours also.

Lifeguard, Cashier & Concessions:

Noon–8:00 pm working 8 of 14 days (35-45 hours/week weather & rotation permitting)

Maintenance: Hours vary


Minimum requirements for swimming related positions: Lifeguard Certification & CPR, First Aid, AED; non-swimming: CPR & First Aid. The Cedar Falls Recreation Center, UNI Wellness Center and the Black Hawk County YMCA all offer Lifeguarding certification courses. Please call the respective locations for more information.

Special Requirements

Successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen required for all positions.

Miscellaneous Information

Applications are available from the Cedar Falls Recreation Center at 110 E. 13th Street, Cedar Falls, or from Return completed applications to the Rec. Center; applications will be received until positions are filled. Questions may be directed to Chris Schoentag at the above address, 319-273-8636 or Equal Opportunity Employer