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The Lake Stevens School District Pool is NOW HIRING Lifeguards & Swim Instructors!

Apply online!

The pool will be holding a hiring event on Tuesday, July 9th at 2 p.m.  Please have your online application submitted and be prepared to get in the water.  



  • At least 15 years old
  • Available weekends, evenings, and/or early mornings
  • Lifeguard certified (preferred*)

*Applicants without certification must pass the pre-test for the lifeguard course. The pre-test includes:

Prerequisite 1: Complete a swim-tread-swim sequence without stopping to rest:

  • Jump into the water and totally submerge, resurface then swim 150 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. (Swimming on the back or side is not permitted. Swim goggles are allowed)
  • Maintain position at the surface of the water for 2 minutes by treading water using only the legs
  • Swim 50 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both

Prerequisite 2: Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. (The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed).
  • Surface dive (feet-first or head-first) to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping the face out at or near the surface.
  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.