Portland Parks & Recreation Aquatics Department offers the following training certifications:
Lifeguard Certification through Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program
Swim Instructor Certification through Portland Parks & Recreation
Both of our Lifeguard & Swim Instructor Programs are challenging, and require that certification candidates be strong swimmers. Upon certification completion, candidates can apply for a job with Portland Parks & Recreation.
Water Fitness Certification through Portland Parks and Recreation and must obtain a nationally recognized certification with in a year of being hired.
We also have Part time seasonal Job opportunities for people age 15 years and older. For more information on how to apply for a job with us click here.
To get information on each individual training program click on the links above, here is the complete list of Training Classes for 2012-2013.
Training Brochure 2012-2013