Summer Employment Opportunities

We offer excellent work experience in an outdoor, family-oriented environment. See below for detailed information on positions available. Applications are accepted from November 1 to February 1 prior to the opening of the season. If you are interested click below. Mail completed applications directly to pool managers, Tom Hoy or Martha Hodges. See the KRA directory for their addresses. Returning employees do not need to submit another application. They do need to contact the managers to let them know if they plan to return and if they wish to work in the same position or in a different position.

Download the attached application, complete it, and submit it to the address on the application.


Lifeguards:

Qualifications: Must be Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard/CPR certified (Note: If your certification will expire before the end of the summer, it can be updated with a course offered by KRA on weekends in May. Contact the manager.)

Minimum age: 16 years old

Schedule: Lifeguards are scheduled to work 11 days in every 14-day (2-week) cycle, including every other weekend. Guards work 30 hours of one week and 42 hours the following week.

Salary: Lifeguards are paid a summer salary.


Gatekeepers:

Qualifications: Must be dependable, friendly, able to keep track of guest money, and comfortable turning away uninvited guests

Minimum age: 14 years old by May 25, 2019

Schedule: Gatekeepers work 4-hour shifts on weekdays and 5-hour shifts on weekends. They are given two days off each week or every third weekend.

Salary: Gatekeepers are paid a summer salary.


Groundskeepers:

Qualifications: Must be able to operate lawn mower, WeedEater, yard tools, and willing to learn pool maintenance

Minimum age: 14 years old by May 25

Schedule: Groundskeepers begin work at 8:AM Monday through Saturday and at 9:AM on Sunday. They usually work two to four hours per day. Some evening work is expected when there are special events such as swim meets, social events, or when schools are still in session. Groundskeepers are also asked to help with preseason preparation, starting in late February or early March, depending on the weather.

Salary: Groundskeepers are paid an hourly wage.