Public pools and camps preparing to open for the summer

by | May 6, 2021 | Community News, News, Uncategorized

The Recreation Department is looking to hire lifeguards and camp activity leaders this summer. Public pools open for the summer beginning Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The full summer schedule begins on Tuesday, June 1 from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The cost to get into the pools will be $1.00, with an additional $1.00 to use the water slide at the Delores A. Brooks Recreation Center.

 

The Recreation Department needs 33 lifeguards. To be a lifeguard, a person must be 18 years old, be a high school graduate or have GED, and have 6 months to 3-years experience directly related to Water Safety Instructor and CPR Certified. Lifeguards will make $10.03 per hour. For those interested in being a lifeguard that are NOT currently certified, the Recreation Department will train and certify all hired applicants.
Summer camps begin Tuesday, June 1 and go through Friday, July 9. The Recreation Department is looking to hire 44 Summer Activity Leaders. Those applying must be 18 years of age, be a high school graduate or have a GED, and have one year or more successful full-time working experience in parks/recreational activities. Summer activity leaders will get paid $10.03 per hour.
Camp days are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. for campers ages 5-15.
For questions about the lifeguard and activity leader positions and trainings, as well as pool operations and summer camps, contact the Recreation Department at 478-621-6280. To apply for either position, either visit www.maconbibb.us and click on the “Employment” tab or stop by the Human Resources Department at 700 Poplar Street (First Street entrance) to fill out an application. The Human Resources Department is open from Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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