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Lifeguard - Pay Starting at $17/Hour


Six Flags New England


Agawam , Massachusetts





Get wet, get paid! Splash into success as part of our amazing aquatics team this summer. Whether you’re watching over the wave pool or loading slide tubes, you’ll be on the front line keeping our guests safe. Soak up amazing benefits and make money while getting your summer tan! Apply now and apply the sunscreen later. 

Pay Starting at $17/hour!

What does Rapid Hire mean? The Rapid Hiring Process is designed to get you through the hiring process in a safe and efficient manner! Applications include interview style questions to allow us to get to know you, and determine whether you would be a good fit for Team Six. Job offers will be determined based on the answers you provide!

As a Lifeguard at the Thrill Capital of New England…

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Keep a close eye on swimmers in the wave pool, lazy river, and many exciting water attractions

  • Act as a first responder and jump in the water to keep guests safe

  • Assist guests in and out of rafts and cycle through the line efficiently

  • Calculate the proper dispatch interval between riders

  • Provide guests with a safe and enjoyable ride experience

  • Keep ride patios and midways clean and looking great


How You Will Do It:

  • Ability to work in an environment as fast-paced as our water slides

  • Will complete and maintain Ellis and Associates training and certification

  • Pass ride certification tests with 100% accuracy

  • Understand basic rescue techniques, first aid, and CPR

  • Strong attention to detail, not easily distracted, and commitment to safety

  • Friendly, outgoing personality

  • Positive attitude to make guests excited about their ride or swim

  • Must react well in stressful and emergency situations


What You Will Need:

  • Must be 16 years or older 

  • Must be able to swim 200 yards in 15 minutes, retrieve a 10-pound brick from the bottom of a pool, tread water for two minutes, and lift yourself out of the pool

  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, including walking long distances, standing for long periods of time, lifting, working at heights, etc.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills; Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the English language

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, nights, and holidays


What's in it for you?

  • Free Admissions for you and a friend to EVERY Six Flags Park

  • Exclusive Rides parties and events for employees

  • Scholarship Opportunities

  • Professional Development

  • Complimentary tickets for family and friends 

  • In-Park discounts and more!


Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as required, meeting the on-going needs of the company.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. With a culture built on safety, service, fun and friendliness, integrity, innovation, and results orientation, our mission at Six Flags New England is to create fun and thrills for all ages.


If you are able to answer "YES" to all of the following questions, please continue the application process by clicking "Apply" 

  1. Can you provide legal documentation establishing your identity and eligibility to be legally employed in the United States? 

  2. Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation? 

  3. Within the last 90 days, can you state that you have not used illegal or social drugs (excluding marijuana), such as MDMA (Molly), cocaine and crystal methamphetamine? 

  4. I am willing to agree that future text messages relating to Six Flags, Inc., including company news, job posting application status updates, and other information, may be sent on behalf of Six Flags, Inc. to the cell phone number I provide. 










·        Must possess above average communication skills

·        Must react well in stressful and emergency situations and possess superior first responder skills

·        Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and solve complex problems


Under general supervision of Aquatics Head Guard


Errors in performance, mismanaged paperwork, or failure to adhere to and enforce Operations policies as stated in any Standard Operating Procedures Manual may result in injuries or fatalities to yourself or others and can result in disciplinary action as outlined in the progressive discipline policy.


  • Direct and continuous interaction with Guests, team members, leads, and supervisors throughout the entire park


  • Access to confidential information such as reports, phone listings, etc

  • High exposure to confidential data


Requires corrected 20/20 vision and high mental demand with no diminished reaction time


·        Requires kneeling, sitting, standing, walking, bending, hand-eye-coordination, near vision, hearing, and speech

·        Requires manual dexterity, gross motor skills, and color definition

·        Strong physical mobility--the ability to move easily in different work stations, hand and arm movement and utilizes safe lifting and carrying techniques

·        Requires using telephones, radios, and rescue equipment.

·        Must be able to:

o   Swim at least 200 yards non-stop freestyle o