We're Hiring!

Need a summer job? Get the work and life experience employers and colleges are looking for!
We're Hiring Blue and green
We provide our lifeguards an abundance of opportunities to develop desirable professional skills, all while enjoying their summer outdoors by the water. By joining our team, you are becoming a community champion, helping us to provide a safe, clean, and friendly environment for the community to enjoy. Flexible hours, rewarding work, great resume builder, because a job should be more than just a paycheck!
Derry offers a competitive hourly rate for lifeguards between $10.87- $14.40 per hour depending on experience, with the opportunity to receive additional training incentive pay at the end of the season. Seasonal employment would begin as early as June 16th through Labor Day weekend, September 3rd, with staff training scheduled for the first two weeks in June.
For more information on becoming a waterfront lifeguard for Derry, call (603) 432-6136 during business hours M-F from 8:00am-4:30pm. For an application click here and return to Derry Parks & Recreation Department, 31 West Broadway, Derry, NH 03038, with three professional references or letters of recommendation (i.e.: coach, teacher, mentor, previous employment).
The following are upcoming opportunities for Waterfront Lifeguard Certification through www.swimnh.org.
While we do not endorse any one business or entity to provide lifeguarding certifications, we do require that all our lifeguards hold a current Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, which Swim NH does offer. Please check with Swim NH for all class questions including current class openings and rates.
Southern NH University, Hooksett NH

April 23, 24         

April 25           

9am to 6pm

9am to 3pm

Boys and Girls Club, Salem NH

April 25, 26 & 27 

9am to 5pm
Southern NH University, Hooksett NH

May 18            

May 13 & 20     

4pm to 9pm

9am to 6pm

Southern NH University, Hooksett NHMay 21, 22 & 23      9am to 4:30pm
Boys and Girls Club, Salem NHMay 23, 24 & 25   9am to 4:30pm
Southern NH University, Hooksett NHMay 29, 30 & 319am to 4:30pm
Additional information:
  • Job Types: Seasonal
  • Park hours: 10:00am-7:00pm Sunday-Saturday
  • Employee hours: Flexible, between 20-40 hours per week. Based on employee experience, employee professionalism, other training and program opportunities, etc. 
  • The minimum age requirement for employment as a certified waterfront lifeguards is 16.
  • Interviews are available for qualified applicants prior to certification, but for the safety of the community the department reserves the right to refuse employment to any applicant who does not meet the department's minimum qualifications.