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The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Division is now hiring lifeguards for the summer swim season. Pay starts at $15 per hour. Certification and training are available for qualified applicants ages 15 and up. New and returning lifeguards can start at

With guidance from local offices such as Austin Public Health, Center for Disease Control, and top-tier nationally recognized training protocols from Star Guard Elite, our goal is to keep staff safe while offering safe services and facilities to the public.

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