City looking for lifeguards

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From Staff Reports

The City of Yukon has not opened the swimming pools yet.

Yukon’s public buildings have reopened after being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but not the pools. The city has two swimming pools and one splash pad. Plans to open one pool are being discussed.

First lifeguards are being hired.

The city has now advertised for two open lifeguard positions. One position is described as head lifeguard.

The city does have several lifeguards who are willing to return to work this summer.

The temporary summer positions will have various hours. Applicants must be 17-years-old or older.

Those who apply also need a current lifeguard certification.

Preferred candidates will be 18 years-old or older with previous experience in pool maintenance, and aquatic programming.

Hours may include work on nights weekends and holidays. The pay is up to $11 an hour.

The Yukon Community Center, 2200 S Holly Ave., City Splash, swimming pool has not yet opened.

Yukon also has a pool at Kimbell Park at 525 S. 7th Street that has not opened. The splash pad is at 550 S Yukon Parkway, Sunrise Splash Pad.

To apply for the lifeguard positions visit yukonok.gov or call (405) 350-3926.