until the position is filled.
Lifeguards are responsible for maintaining vigilant watch over swimmers from the beach and diving platform at the lakefront swimming area at Hanging Rock State Park. The employee will be responsible for enforcing swim area regulations, communicating with patrons and other guards, and performing proactive guarding and water rescues as needed. The employee is also responsible for maintaining cleanliness in swim area and bathhouse facilities. The employee will be directly supervised by the chief lifeguard and park ranger.
This 40-hour position runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day and requires weekday, weekend, and holiday work, with 8-hour days. Lifeguards must hold a current American Red Cross or equivalent lifeguarding certification, including CPR/AED. Applicant must not have any criminal convictions (beyond minor traffic violations). The pay rate is $14 per hour.
How to apply
Complete the NC State Government Paper Application for Employment (PD-107) and return it to Hanging Rock State Park. Applications may be mailed or emailed to:
Hanging Rock State Park
c/o Jacob Fields
1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016
Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the hiring supervisor for the position. Candidates chosen for employment will be notified as soon as possible. For more information, please contact the park directly by email or phone at 336-593-8480.