The Aquatic Division's hiring process is simple. All applicants need to complete an online application through the City of Austin Jobs website. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older. Follow us on Facebook for the latest hiring day events.
The Aquatic Division conducts interviews and hires staff year-round. After submitting an online application, please report to the Austin Aquatic Office (2818 San Gabriel St. Austin, TX 78705) within 7 days for an interview. Office hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday.
The Aquatic Division takes lifeguard training and certification seriously. Classes are offered for first-time lifeguards, returning lifeguards that need recertification, and lifeguards that are interested in becoming an instructor. Scholarships are available for training classes for those who qualify. For more information, download our Aquatic Scholarship form here: English(PDF) | Spanish(PDF) or check out the Austin Parks and Recreation Youth Program Scholarships here.
2019-2020 training classes will be posted here soon! Please check back for schedules.