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We maintain a job posting board for the greater Chicago area. Check back often, as more jobs are posted closer to the summer season. If you are an employer and would like to post an opening for lifeguard or swim instructor positions at your facility, email us at and we will be happy to include your job posting.


Please check the listings below for our current job postings.

Current Job Listings



    Briarwood Country Club

    Briarwood Country Club offers competitive pay and perks in Deerfield. Email for an application.


  • Winter Club of Lake Forest

    Winter Club of Lake Forest

    Winter Club of Lake Forest


    Lifeguard (Seasonal)

    The Winter Club is now hiring lifeguards for the 2017 pool season. No previous experience required. We reimburse for lifeguard certification classes and provide lifeguard uniforms at no extra cost. This is an excellent seasonal summer job opportunity for late May until first week of September, perfect for college or high school students. Minimum age to apply is 16 years of age. The Winter Club pays a completive wage - ranging from $8.50 to $15.00 per hour depending on experience. For interested applicants please contact Neil Smith via email


    Head Lifeguard (Seasonal)

    The Winter Club is looking for the right individual that can bring maturity, safety and organization to the WC Pool as Head Lifeguard. The WC employs 15-20 lifeguards each summer (50% return rate). Candidate should be American Red Cross LGI certified (Lifeguard Instructor) and have previous experience as a lifeguard. For right candidate that does not possess LGI certification the WC would look at sponsoring the required training if LGI certification could be completed before May 15, 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for an adult looking for a seasonal job from May to the first week of September. The WC Pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the experience that the individual brings to the position. For interested applicants please contact Neil Smith via email – please include lifeguard work history in email.


    Lake Forest Beach


    400 Hastings Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045



    The City of Lake Forest is looking for qualified professionals to serve as
    Lifeguards during the Forest Park Beach 2017 Season

    A VALID American Red Cross Lifeguarding & Beach Certification
    Must be able to work weekends and holidays
    Available from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend


    $9.15 - $16.56, depending on qualifications

    Applications can be picked up and submitted at:
    Lake Forest Recreation Department
    400 Hastings Rd
    Lake Forest, IL

    Applications must be submitted by April 15th, 2017

    Please call 847.234.6700 or contact Aaron at 847.810.3930 or at
    Lake Forest Parks & Recreation * An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • North Suburban YMCA


    2705 Techny Rd. Northbrook, IL 60062


    Are you looking to earn more income while making a difference in children’s lives and teaching them to swim? Do you enjoy working with people and youth? Jump right in and start saving lives today! Here at the North Suburban YMCA we are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Your help is needed in maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Also by, creating a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures, we need interested applicants to provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.


    Hours/shifts available from 5:00am-10:00pm on weekdays as well as 6:00am-5:00pm on weekends. If you are looking for 15hrs – 30hrs, we have positions available.

    Pay rates range from $9.00 to $15.00/hour.


    If you love to be in and around water this is the job for you. Experience is preferred and trainings are provided. YMCA Lifeguard or Red Cross lifeguard certification is preferred.

    We have flexible hours, a clean environment and a friendly team environment as well as minutes from the expressway or trains! Come enjoy the benefits of working for the YMCA such as YMCA Membership, discounted programs, free fitness classes, as well as newly renovated fitness, free weights and track areas.


    Go to or for more information contact Don Enger or 847-272-7250.



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