Lifeguard (Paid Training)
Kings Dominion

Doswell, Virginia

Posted in Retail
15 days ago

Job Info




Looking to earn some extra cash on the weekends? Looking for a job that is fun and rewarding? Kings Dominion is the place for you! At Kings Dominion, our number one priority is to ensure the safety of our employees and guests. Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing all water park and slide requirements. Lifeguards achieve full certification in accordance with the International Lifeguard Training Program-provided free of charge! Make a difference by learning life saving skills and being a part of an Elite Lifeguard Team! Get ready to fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the ride of your life with Kings Dominion this season! Help us create memories that will last a life time! 


What does it mean to be part of the team? You get perks no one else can get!

  • Starting wage of $14.00 an hour 
  • Complimentary admission to Kings Dominion and all Cedar Fair parks
  • Earn complimentary tickets for your friends and family
  • Discounts at stores 
  • Discounts on food
  • Special events for associates only
  • Building lifelong friendships 
  • Resume building skills 
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Employee recognition programs 




  • Candidates must complete initial Ellis & Associates (E&A) International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP) Shallow Lifeguard License and in-service training to satisfy the E&A ILTP Kings Dominion standards.
  • Excellent swimming skills required.
  • Previous Lifeguard experience preferred.
  • A genuine interest in making people feel welcome using your smile and positive nature
  • Keen to be a part of something you believe in, providing fun while having fun at work
  • Openness to learn, grow and develop skills
  • Commitment to your team by being on time and working scheduled shifts
  • Desire to be outdoors for extended periods in all weather conditions

  • Test equipment before opening attractions to guests.
  • Perform a "first" ride on slides to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain order of guests waiting to ride and check for and enforce all ride restrictions and recommendations.
  • Record Ride capacity.
  • Observe and assist with loading and unloading of guests safely in and out of attractions.
  • Communicate safety regulations with guests.
  • Inflate and deflate inner tubes as needed.
  • Assist in evacuation of guests from rides as needed.
  • Monitor ride continuously for malfunction or safety concerns and communicate to appropriate personnel.
  • Attend four hours of in-service training sessions each month to maintain lifeguard skills and license.
  • Properly use and store rescue equipment.
  • Monitor and ensure the safety of guests and co-workers.
  • Monitor and enforce waterpark and lifeguard rules.
  • Respond to and take appropriate action to resolve concerns and complaints from park guests.
  • Keep supervisor/manager informed of situations related to water park operation.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all work areas and attractions.
  • Operate efficiently within the parameters of an established Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
  • Must attend four hours of training sessions each month to enhance skills.
  • Performs all duties to satisfactorily meet ILTP and Kings Dominion standards.
  • Performs swimming rescues and spinal injury management satisfactorily to meet ILTP and Kings Dominion standards.
  • Performs CPR and First Aid satisfactorily to meet ILTP standards.
  • Must attend and satisfactorily complete all necessary training programs.





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