Job Description: Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

Come join the Amherst Recreation Aquatics staff for Spring and Summer of 2023! We are looking for swim instructors and lifeguards to assist with pool operations and programming. Amherst Recreation Swim Instructors are responsible for teaching various levels of swimming to children and adults. Swim Instructors are also responsible for the supervision of the participants in their designated learning groups. Instructors will be involved with interacting with the general public, and may be asked to assist in various facets of overall instruction program. Instructors will develop lesson plans and act as the lead teacher and/or assist with swim lessons as assigned by the Aquatics Program Coordinator.


Part-time position that offers an hourly rate of $15.

Minimum Qualifications:

        Candidates must be at least 15+ years old.

        Current Red Cross (or equivalent) certifications in:

        Lifeguard Training

        CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED

        First Aid

        Or Current Red Cross Water Safety Instruction Certification

Previous experience teaching various levels of swim lessons at a pool or waterfront is preferred. 

For more information and to apply ~ please see the Town of Amherst Human Resources site here