Georgetown looking for lifeguards for summer

The city will host a hiring event for all seasonal positions May 13 at the Georgetown Recreation Center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The city will host a hiring event for all seasonal positions May 13 at the Georgetown Recreation Center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city will host a hiring event for all seasonal positions May 13 at the Georgetown Recreation Center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city of Georgetown is facing a lifeguard shortage that may lead to operational changes at the public swimming pools.

According to a May 6 release, the parks and recreation department has 20 lifeguards on staff, about one-third of the more than 60 needed to fully operate pools this summer.

The city will host a hiring event from 4-6 p.m. on May 13 at the Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.

The event will feature free food, drinks and prizes as well as on-site application and hiring opportunities.

Lifeguard pay ranges from $10.50-$16.50 an hour depending on position and experience. Lifeguard certification will be provided.


The department is also hiring swim instructors, camp counselors, child care and recreation aides, and an adventure camp specialist.

Learn more at www.georgetown.org/jobs.
By Hunter Terrell

Reporter, Georgetown

Hunter Terrell became the reporter for the Georgetown edition in January 2021. After graduating from Valdosta State University in 2018, she started her career as a reporter for the Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Georgia. In 2021, she became a copyeditor for the Marietta Daily Journal. She also had a part-time job in social media and sales at Alexis Suitcase in Atlanta.