Bonuses $750-$1250 For Staff Who Meet the Criteria

Lifeguard and Aquatic Temp Jobs $16/hour

Signing Bonus of $500 to be paid mid-season to lifeguards and temporary aquatic staff who:

  • Are trained and ready to work by June 6  

Completion Bonus of $500 to be paid at the end of the season for lifeguards and temporary aquatic staff who meet both of the following criteria: 

  • Work 15 hours the last week of summer (August 7- August 13, 2022)  
  • Are available to work on Sunday, August 14 (AISD classes begin on Monday, August 15) 

Advanced Certification Bonus of $250 for any lifeguard who obtains one of the following: 

  • Advanced certification of Open Water Lifeguarding 
  • Swim Instructor Certifications  
  • Lifeguard Instructor 

Summer Camp Jobs $16/hour

Summer Fun Bonus of $250 for all temporary Summer Camp staff who: 

  • Are fully trained and working June 6 through July 8 
  • Work an Average of 20 or more hours per Week (some exceptions apply) 

Summer Completion Bonus of $500 for all temporary Summer Camp staff who: 

  • Are fully trained and working June 6 through August 12 
  • Work an average of 20 or more hours per week (some exceptions apply)  
  • Are current staff members and did not receive the December 2021 bonus 

Community Recreation Programs 

Community Recreation Activity Specialist Position

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Temporary - Activity Specialist/Leader

This position is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between twenty (20) and forty (40) hours per week in an After School or Seasonal  Camp program setting located at a recreation center. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, exercise good judgment, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience working with youth and adults in recreational programming; and in implementing/teaching recreational classes and activities. 
  • Experience designing, implementing and evaluating outdoor interpretive and/or recreational programming. 
  • Experience working with youth and adults with special needs. 
  • Experience in leading and/or instructing one or more of the following types of recreational programming: 
    • Recreational Games and Activities (Indoor or Outdoor), 
    • Sports/Athletic Programs, 
    • Performing & Visual Arts, 
    • Science/Nature/Environmental Education, 
    • Outdoor Recreation, 
    • Arts and Crafts, 
    • Team Building, 
    • Therapeutic Recreation, Inclusion and Special Education.

 

Cultural and Art Programs

Cultural Arts Activity Specialist Position

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Temporary - Activity Specialist/Leader

This position is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between twenty (20) and forty (40) hours per week in an After School or Seasonal  Camp program setting. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, exercise good judgment, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Programming Knowledge:

  • Visual Arts (Fine Arts, 2D, 3D) Programming.
  • Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Theater) Programming.
  • Cultural Arts (Mexican, Mexican-American, Latino, Asian, Asian-American, African, African-American) Programming.
  • Museum Studies, Anthropology Programming. 
  • Urban Arts, Eco Arts & Installation Arts Programming.
  • Digital Arts (Animation, Illustration, Film) Programming.

 

Nature Based Programs

Nature Based Activity Specialist Position

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Temporary - Activity Specialist/Leader

This position is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between twenty (20) and forty (40) hours per week in an After School or Seasonal  Camp program setting. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, exercise good judgment, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • College coursework in Natural Sciences or Education. 
  • Experience leading children in an outdoor setting. 
  • Experience in leading and/or instructing one or more of the following types of recreational programming: Environmental Education, Hiking, Mountain biking, Kayaking, Rock-climbing, Caving, Camping, and Film-Making. 
  • Experience using Final Cut for video-editing and in film-making; including writing, directing, filming and editing. 
  • Experience with environmental education, basic animal handling, hiking, film making, or gardening. 

 

Inclusion and Adaptive Programs

Inclusion Activity Specialist Postion

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Temporary - Activity Specialist/Leader

This position is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work between twenty (20) and forty (40) hours per week in an After School or Seasonal  Camp program setting. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, exercise good judgment, and have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience implementing adapted recreational activities to individuals and groups of individuals with disabilities from ages six (6) years old to adult. 
  • Experience in leading and/or instructing one or more of the following types of recreational programming: 
    • Recreational Games and Activities (Outdoors) 
    • Sports/Athletic Programs 
    • Outdoor Recreation 
    • Arts and Crafts 
    • Team Building 
    • Therapeutic Recreation/Inclusion/Special Education.

 

Aquatics

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Seasonal and Year-round Lifeguards

The Aquatic Division operates 45 public aquatic facilities, which includes 7 Regional pools, 3 Community pools, 22 Neighborhood pools, 1 Wading pool, Barton Springs Pool and 11 splash pads.  In addition to coordinating open water events and swim team competitions, we also offer instructional programs such as masters swimlifeguard and water safety training and youth and adult swim lessons.

  • The Aquatic Division takes lifeguard training and certification seriously. Classes are offered for first-time lifeguards, returning lifeguards that need re-certification, and lifeguards that are interested in becoming an instructor. 
  • For more information and to view the 2022 training calendar, please visit lifeguardaustin.com.

Contact PARDStaffOnboarding@austintexas.gov