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Are you a team player who relishes giving customers the best service possible? We might have a spot for you, come join our team this summer!

WCFAC is a recognizable name among thousands of people in the city of Detroit in search of adventure, action, relaxation, and time to connect with family and friends. Every day we strive to deliver exceptional customer service to create memories that people will cherish for years to come.

The opportunities to join our team at the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center are numerous! If you like to work outdoors, you can always find something that fits your interests. We truly have something for everyone.

We appreciate your interest in working with us and look forward to meeting you. You can apply directly from this website and we encourage you to check back often as positions are updated regularly. Just click the position below to learn more. 

Available Positions

Compensation: $14-$15/hour

Duties to include:

  • Guarding swimming areas and observing swimmers to ensure safety;
  • May perform rescue duties as needed
  • Enforcing all safety rules and regulations within pool facilities
  • Assisting with cleaning duties and maintenance as required
  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers and staff.

Required certifications upon the first day of duties:
 First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and AED.

Candidates that pass a swimming test will be trained in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED. Nasco Lifeguard Certification.

*Must be at least 16 years old by June 20th of the current year*

This is a multi-phase hiring and training approach. The first phase involves interviewing and evaluating the candidates for continuation of lifeguard training and employment. You will be asked to pre-interview, complete an application, be given a swim evaluation, and receive an introduction to becoming a lifeguard and job responsibilities if hired.

The swimming evaluation includes:

  • 200-yard swim, 100-yard freestyle, and 100-yard breaststroke
  • 2-minute tread (with head & hands out of the water)
  • Feet First Surface Dive 5 pound brick retrieval from 6ft or deeper

Swimming Evaluations will be held:

June 10, 2022 | 11am-1pm

Please register for swimming evaluations here.

Questions? Email or call 313-332-5255.

Compensation: $13/hour

Duties may include:

  • Checking season passes upon entry of the facilities
  • Collecting admission fees
  • Checking cash each day before opening and closing
  • Waiting on customers and handling requests
  • Making correct change
  • Maintaining a clean working and sitting area surrounding the admissions/concessions stands
  • Answering incoming phone calls
  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers and staff
  • Greeting park guests and hosts group events such as birthday parties, camp/school/corporate outings, family reunions and more
  • Performing a wide variety of customer service tasks in the operation of facility rentals to assure efficient, effective, safe and clean operation is provided in a manner that creates a favorable image of Wayne County Family Aquatic Center while assuring the highest level of guest services possible.
  • Attending each event and acting as coordinator are essential duties.

*Must be at least 16 years old*

Compensation: $13/hour

Duties to include:

  • Taking food and beverage orders
  • Preparing and execution of a simple concession menu as well as dish washing and cleaning
  • Following sanitary food policies
  • Adhere to kitchen, and company-wide safety policies and procedures
  • Strong communication skills required for interaction with staff and customers.

Compensation: $14/hour

Duties may include:

  • Maintaining general cleanliness and safe operations of the facilities
  • Stocking and shelving supplies as needed
  • Power-washing and cleaning of both interior and exterior areas of the facilities
  • Must be able to work early morning hours before pools open
  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers and staff

*Must be at least 16 years old*

Compensation: $15/hour

Duties to include:

  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment for visitors and staff by patrolling and monitoring the buildings and grounds
  • Providing outstanding customer experience to internal and external customers
  • Conducting personal bag inspections for guests
  • Enforcing company policies
  • Reporting potential building fire and safety code violations
  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers and staff

Ready for a Second Dip at the Aquatic Center?

If you have previously worked at the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center, kindly take a moment to fill out our Rehire Application. You may access the form by clicking the button below. Thank you for your time and interest.