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JCPRD Aquatics Department is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our diverse Aquatics Team. We offer flexible summer and part-time employment opportunities, including lifeguard, head guard, swim lesson instructor, marina worker, or front desk. Our team consists of students to seniors in various stages of life. Take the first step to becoming a team member by completing our Aquatics Application.

Our team members have the opportunity to work at Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center, Shawnee Mission Park Beach, Shawnee Mission Park Marina, and Kill Creek Beach.

Don't have your Lifeguard Certification!  We offer free certification plus you get paid while training.


  1. Lifeguard
  2. Beach Lifeguard
  3. Marina Worker
  4. Swim Lesson Instructor
  5. Masters Swim Coach
  6. Front Desk Attendant

LG Class at SMAC 2021

(Minimum 15 years old)

As a lifeguard, you will ensure our patrons have a great aquatic experience by enforcing facility rules and regulations, educating patrons on aquatic safety, and responding to emergencies when needed. In addition, you will learn lifelong skills of being a quick thinker, a strong communicator, a problem-solver along with being First Aid/CPR trained.

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In the Headguard position, you will ensure the patrons have a great aquatic experience by performing duties of the lifeguard along with answering patrons' questions, supervising and lead on-duty lifeguards and staff and assisting with in-service training. 

Locations: Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center, Shawnee Mission Park Beach, and Kill Creek Beach

Benefits of Joining the JCPRD Aquatics Team

  • Flexible hours
  • Free American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Training
  • Get paid while you become lifeguard certified
  • Work at a pool, beach, and marina 
  • Interact with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Opportunity for leadership roles
  • Fun place to work!!