Maryville Parks and Recreation is looking for qualified individuals to become a part of our award winning Aquatic Team!

To become a part of our team:

Put in an Application:

Apply at the Maryville Community Center, located at 1407 N. Country Club Rd, or online by clicking below!


Contact Maryville Parks and Recreation at 660.562.2923 or email Maggie Rockwood at


Employee Requisites

Under the supervision of the Aquatic Center Supervisor. This position will be responsible for safety of patrons, enforcing pool rules, cleaning & maintenance of pool and amenities, assist with record keeping, and attend staff meetings and in-services. Pre-season work begins in April/May, which is optional. Employment is based upon successful completion of the International Lifeguard Training Program. Sub (less than 15 hours), Part-Time (15+ hours), and Full Time (30+ hours) all available.

Upfront Costs

  • Course Cost/Licensing $140

  • Hat/Visor & Sunglasses

  • Swim Suite & Shirt $25-$45

Lifeguards - $9.45/hr

  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

  • Applicants must have current Ellis and Associates lifeguard certification, or be able to attend an Ellis and Associates Lifeguard Certification class before employee start date. (Maryville Parks and Recreation holds trainings in the month of May every year!)

Swim Instructors- $10/lesson

  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

  • Applicants must be currently certified in first aid and CPR or willing to get certified

  • Must lifeguard at least 3 days a week.

Lifeguard Training

Pre-requisites: tread water for one minute using legs only, swim 100 yards continuously (front crawl or breast stroke), retrieve 10-pound object from 13 feet, access Internet (class requires online course). Test must be submitted first day of class. New lifeguards must be able to attend full training.

For more information regarding the training required to become a lifeguard or swim instructor, please contact Maggie Rockwood at 660-562-2923.