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Latest Revision: 2/14/2018

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Whihala Beach • City of Whiting
Summer 2018 Open Lifeguard Positions 


The City of Whiting is currently seeking qualified lifeguards to patrol Whihala Beach for the 2018 Season!

It’s an exciting time to be a part of the Whihala Beach team. We’ve raised the bar in recent years in terms of training/certifications, overall safety record, and individual growth, achievement, and advancement. Additionally, the completion of the lakefront development plan along with the implementation of the WhoaZone into our operation has driven popularity through the roof.

The Benefits…

•you’ll gain invaluable career experience (you’ll improve and refine life/professional skills including verbal/nonverbal communication abilities, conflict management, leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, stress/pressure management, regular lifeguarding and basic life support (BLS) skills, etc.

•extremely competitive pay ($10.25/hour for 1st year guards; raises thereafter determined by experience and merit

•flexible scheduling

•additional certifications (within the first 2 weeks of employment, you will earn an American Red Cross Lifeguard Waterfront Certification – additionally, there may an opportunity for staff members to earn additional certifications pertaining to lifeguarding and other waterfront operations

What We Are Looking For…

•strong, highly proficient swimming skills and high overall fitness level

•positive, respectful, mature, proactive personality with the ability to act professionally while on duty

•independent decision making abilities

•American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification (preferred)

•availability to work ample hours, including weekends and holidays in a sometimes very fast-paced environment

•strong interest in learning and continued growth (part of our regular in-service training will involve sessions with various agencies including the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, the DNR, Lake County Marine Sheriff, local fire and police departments, the National Weather Service, and the GLSRP (Great Lakes Surf and Rescue Project).

Test/Interview Date is set for Saturday, March 17th

To obtain an application stop into Whiting City Hall
• OR •
 CLICK HERE to download and complete the Seasonal Employment Application.

Applications can be returned in person to the Mayors Office or emailed to
Applications must be returned PRIOR to March 8, 2018 to be eligible to test.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Parks Department at
(219) 659-0860

Click the link to this ad below to print 

Whihala Beach Ad 2018