Lifeguard Supervisor - Park and Rec Department

Job Details

Category: Seasonal
Status: Closed
Posted: Dec 26, 2023
Close: Until May 15, 2024

The Lifeguard Supervisor is responsible for supervising the lifeguard operation of the beach area.

Wage:  Up to $16.50 per hour

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Supervises lifeguard staff and is responsible for seeing that the beach area is staffed during the hours of operation.

Provides a lifeguard schedule to the Park and Recreation for the summer season.

Oversees lifeguard in-service training.

Provides the Park and Recreation Department with payroll reports.

Evaluates Lifeguard Staff and recruits Lifeguards as needed.

Maintains beach records in regards to supplies, accident and vandalism reports and daily beach reports.

Acts as a liaison making recommendations to the Park and Recreation Department.

Supervisory responsibilities including responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the unit. Directly supervises 1-10 non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Performs other duties as assigned.

Background check and pre-employment drug screen will be performed.

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Training is required under the standards set forth for Professional Lifeguards by The American Red Cross.

This position is seasonal. Open until filled.

Interested candidates may submit an application by:

Interested candidates should submit a resume through Indeed or applications can also be obtained at the City of La Porte Park Office, Attn:  Recreation Director, 250 Pine Lake Avenue, La Porte, Indiana, or online at Submission via email to or

The City of La Porte is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

The City of La Porte is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening and a background check as a condition of employment.  Thank you for your interest with the City of La Porte!