Waterfront Lifeguards Needed/ Lifeguard Certification and Re-Certification Courses Being Offered

The City of Marquette is seeking qualified individuals to serve as waterfront lifeguards for the 2021 summer beach season.  The position requires the employee to be at least 16 years old and to be Waterfront Lifeguard Certified.  

Application can be made through the City’s website at:   https://www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/

The Marquette City Fire Department will be offering the following Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification and Re-certification courses.  (This is not a swimming class; all candidates must be proficient swimmers and comfortable in the water).   

Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course
A $200 class fee will be invoiced to any participant that is not hired by the City for the 2021 summer beach season.

Friday, April 23, 2021

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

Saturday, April 24, 2021 AND Sunday, April 25, 2021

8:00am-4:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

Monday, April 26, 2021

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

There are online learning components that must be completed prior to pool sessions.  Students must attend and pass all four classes to become certified.  REGISTER NO LATER THAN April 20, 2021. 

Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Re-Certification Course
A $100 class fee will be invoiced to any participant that is not hired by the City for the 2021 summer beach season. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021                                                              

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)  

Wednesday, April 28, 2021                                                         

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool) 

Students must have an active certification card to enroll in the re-certification course.  Students must attend and pass both classes to become certified.  REGISTER NO LATER THAN April 20, 2021. 

Interested individuals may register and/or receive application information by contacting Teresa Locknane at the Marquette City Fire Department- 906-225-8596 or tlocknane@marquettemi.gov.  

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



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