2020 Versluis Park Lifeguards

Plainfield Charter Township is accepting applications for 2020 Versluis Park seasonal lifeguards. Training will be provided; no experience is necessary. Qualifications include the following:

  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be available for PAID weekend and/or evening training April through May, times and dates TBD.  Willing to successfully complete the Ellis & Associates, Inc. “International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP),” a proactive and professional approach to preventive lifeguarding that has established new “Standards of Care” for the industry
  • Ability to swim 200 yards using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting
  • Feet-first surface dive, to retrieve a 10-lb. brick from 12 ft. depth, and bring it to the surface
  • Tread water without using arms for 2 minutes
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays, from Memorial Day weekend through MID August (TBD) - variable hours 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Must be dependable with reliable transportation
  • Able to communicate with the public
  • Able to make change for customers
  • Starting wage is $10.50 per hour

An application form is available here. The deadline for submitting an application is 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020.