NOW HIRING: Recreation Department Seeks Life Guards For 2023 Town Beach Season, Will Cover Cost Of April Certification Course

Below is an announcement from the Town of Wilmington:

WILMINGOTN, MA — The Town of Wilmington seeks talented individuals to join the summer Recreation Department team for the following position. Employment application forms can be found on the town website HERE.

Silver Lake Lifeguards – approximately 25 to 35 hours per week

The Lifeguards perform lifesaving and first aid duties and ensure safety and comfort of beach patrons at all times.

The Beach is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm from mid-June to mid-August. Lifeguards must be available weekdays and weekends.

Working under the direction and supervision of the Beach Supervisor, duties include, but are not limited to: lifeguard duty; facility maintenance; and enforcement of beach rules. May also include identification checks, gate attendance and collection of gate receipts.

Qualifications at time of application: Certified Lifeguard/Lifeguard Instructor with Waterfront Safety. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

*We are hosting a Lifeguard Certification Course at Shawsheen Tech during April Vacation. It will be April 18 – 21 from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. each day. Anyone who takes the certification class and then works for us this summer will be reimbursed for the cost of the course, which is $265.

Hourly rate: $17.00

Application process:

Please submit an employment application form to: Brett Sawin, Recreation Director, Wilmington Town Hall, 121 Glen Rd., Wilmington, MA 01887, or electronically as a PDF to Please note “Lifeguard Application” in the subject line.

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