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404 North Havana Street
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 477-4730
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Working in Aquatics Safety


Getting Certified

Each of our courses are accredited by the American Red Cross. Our instructors have years of experience as both practitioners and instructors. They bring real world experiences to the class and prepare each student to be successful for their future in aquatics safety.

About Getting Certified Classes

Earn Money & Respect
Challenge Yourself
Have Fun
Serve Your Community
Develop Leadership
Gain Valuable Work Experience
Meet New People

Water Safety Instructor

Lifeguard Training

CPR for the Professional Rescuer

Food Worker Card

Applying for a Job

We are looking for hard working and energetic staff with enthusiasm to work with people. Apply today to join Spokane County this summer at one of our three aquatics Facilities; Liberty Lake, Northside Family Aquatics Facility, and Southside Family Aquatics Facility. Along with earning a competitive wage, you will gain new skills, practice responsibility, and impact your community by creating a safe and exciting aquatics experience. Click here for more information on How to Apply.


Wage Range

Cashier/Concession workers

$9.47 - $10.47


$9.52 - $10.52

Water Safety Instructors

Add $0.50

Aquatic Facility Managers

$12.77 - $13.77

Aquatic Program Coordinators

$13.12 - $15.62


Current Employees

 Congratulations to all of our aquatic staff members who received positions this summer, we are excited to have you as a member of our Aquatics Team! If you have recently received an aquatics position please view the 70 minute Aquatics Online Orientation followed by the Online Scheduling Instructions and Policy. All employees should prepare for the mandatory training dates listed on the Training Schedule found below.

Aquatics Orientation

  • All staff members are responsible for knowing the information covered in this presentation. You will be required to take a short quiz on the information contained in this presentation when delivering your hiring paperwork packet.
  • You will need either computer speakers or headphones to view the presentation.
  • Do not turn in hiring paperwork until viewing this orientation. There will be a quiz over this after you have turned in your paperwork.
  • Click here to view the Aquatics Online Orientation.


Hiring Paperwork

  • Please DO NOT print the hiring paperwork packet double sided. Once you have completed the sections and the W4 and watch the online orientation please bring it into the office with either one of the items from list A or an item from list B and list C in the I-9 document.
  • Hiring Paperwork Packet

Training Schedule