Alma Garcia, Youth Services Coordinator with Boulder Parks & Rec, holding a basketball

Now hiring you!

Have a great time making memories and experiences for our community.

Positions open for:

  • Lifeguards - starting at $16.50/hr
  • Dance instructors - starting at $24.40 - $29.80/hr
  • Recreation center, outdoor pool and Reservoir cashiers - starting at $15.10/hr
  • Athletic program supervisors - starting at $18.30/hr
  • And more!


  • Fun, friendly work atmosphere
  • $5 recreation center pass to our facilities
  • Make a difference in our community

Lifeguard positions with the City of Boulder

Interested in working for Boulder as a lifeguard? We’re looking for lifeguards who can cover shifts on Monday – Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Need to get certified? We’ll offer certification classes in Spring 2024, so check back for those.

We’re also hiring swim instructors (apply here). Swim team experience is preferred and we offer in-house training.