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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City Increases Salaries for Lifeguards As It Moves to Open Pools

As it works to open both municipal pools, the City of Poughkeepsie announced today is increasing the pay and offering signing and completion bonuses for lifeguards and pool managers.

The city already had increased the pay for attendants as it looks to open both the Pulaski Park and Spratt Park pools.

“The City of Poughkeepsie, like many municipalities, understands there has been a shortage of lifeguards, but we are determined to do all we can to get up to staff to open both of our municipal pools,” said Mayor Rob Rolison.

Lifeguards are responsible for the protection of persons swimming and for the recreational facilities. Pool managers monitor the day-to-day activities of the pools and can also perform lifeguarding duties.

Lifeguard salaries have been raised from $16 to $22 an hour, and pool manager positions have been raised from $20 to $25 an hour.

In addition, the city is offering $500 sign-up bonuses for these positions and an additional $500 for those completing their term of the seasonal employment. On top of that, the city will provide $500 bonuses to pool workers who refer a fully certified lifeguard who completes the season.

The city also has openings for pool attendants who are responsible for cleaning and maintaining order at the pools. Pool attendant salaries are now $13.50 an hour.

 The city is working to open the pools to city residents, and entrance fees will be waived again this year. A final determination will be made based on whether the city can adhere to the state safety and staff requirements.

To learn more about qualification requirements and how to apply, go to,  www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com/jobs.aspx

If you have any questions, contact Human Resources at 845-451-4220/4037. 

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