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Lifeguard (15+) - Starting at $15.85/hr


Six Flags St. Louis


Eureka , Missouri





Summary of Job: Provide the safe and efficient operation of an attraction in Hurricane Harbor with a depth of no more than five feet. Responsible for preventing aquatic emergencies and resolving problems using professional lifeguard skills and techniques. We pay for your training and you get paid for your training! During the training period you will be paid a training rate of $13.85. After you complete training and are certified you will move to the Lifeguard rate of $15.85. After becoming a lifeguard you can train to become a special facility lifeguard with a pay rate of $16.60


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining constant vigilance and supervision of Guests in the Hurricane Harbor Waterpark.

  • Recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies by utilizing skills taught by Ellis & Associates ILTP.

  • Maintain a “Test-Ready” skill level at all times after certification.

  • Adhere to all policies, practices, and procedures outlined in the Ellis & Associates ILTP program.

  • Assist in other areas of the Aquatics Department.

  • Must attend 4 hours of In-Service training each month.

  • Enforce all Six Flags Policies.

  • Communicate safety policies to Guests.

  • Maintain Six Flags’ Guest First Standards.

  • Maintain a regular, prompt attendance.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary by management.

Skills and Qualifications:


  • Minimum Age: 15

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Must be able to successfully pass all applicable lifeguard training and licensing through Jeff Ellis & Associates, including practical and written tests, demonstrating abilities in water rescue techniques, basic first aid and CPR.

  • Must remain calm in stressful and emergency situations.

  • Must be able to exit from a pool/attraction at any point without the use of ladders, steps, or a zero depth exit.

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions

  • Must be professional, self-motivated, the ability to multi-task and have an enthusiastic attitude

  • Must have strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with others


Other Functions: All other duties assigned or necessary to support the park as a whole.          

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, or technological developments) dictate.