Summer 2020 Elitch Gardens
  • Denver, Colorado View on Map
  • Post Date : June 5, 2020
  • Salary: $12.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • # Positions Available 29
  • Min. Guaranteed hours
  • Overtime offered Yes
  • Overtime rate
    $18.00/HR Offered but not guaranteed.
  • Housing Nomad Arranged
  • Housing Cost
    AVG $500
  • Job Start Date ASAP

Job Description


Denver is the Mile High city and jumping off point to the great Rocky Mountains.  Famed for its easy going lifestyle and outdoor attractions, this capitol city has a lot to offer travelers!  Denver is a city, diverse, historic, and modern – there’s a little something for everyone here.  Local is big here, local brews and local food, the people of Denver love their city – and after a living here for a season, you’ll love it too!


Lifeguards are responsible for monitoring the well-being of guests, ensuring their safety by preventing and responding to emergency situations both in and out of water. Should an emergency occur, lifeguards are responsible for taking quick and decisive action and providing the appropriate emergency care.


Provides a safe environment for all park Guests while watching various bodies of water in a theme park environment.
-Required to go through Ellis and Associates training to become a Certified Lifeguard in shallow and/or deep water. Training is provided by Elitch Gardens, however this training is unpaid. Elitch Gardens will pay for the cost of the training class. Training will be held over a short period of time, prior to opening of the park.
-Responsible for operating water attractions and slides.
-Must be able to adhere to all lifeguard requirements.
-Maintains a safe experience for every Guest through diligence of constant focus and attention on Guests and water and adherence to all lifeguard protocols presented in training.
-Greet and provide Guests with courteous service.
-Inform Guests of and enforce attraction safety requirements and park policies.
-Maintain water park cleanliness when not guarding or in position.
-Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, and professional work environment.
-Other duties as assigned.
-All job offers contingent on passing a criminal, drug, alcohol, and social security background check.



-Must possess oral and written English skills and be able to read and understand operations manuals.
-Must be able to communicate with Guests and other employees effectively.
-Previous experience in life-guarding is helpful, but not required.
-Strong swimming ability is preferred.
-Some positions require working at elevated heights.
-Required to work in various weather conditions.
-Available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
-Attention to detail.
-All job offers contingent on passing a criminal, drug, alcohol, and social security background check.

NOTE:  Housing is self arranged and should be arranged before arrival.

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