Garden Hills Pool is Hiring Lifeguards and Pool Rats for Summer 2023!


The Pool Board is excited to announce that Dynamo Pool Management is coming on board as our pool operator and staffing director starting this summer! This partnership brings stream-lined staff hiring, training, and scheduling, among many other perks we’ll all enjoy this new season! 


All Summer 2023 Lifeguard and Pool Rat candidates must be ready and willing to learn, have great communication skills, and work well in a team environment.


After reviewing requirements for the positions below, please complete and submit the relevant Interest Form as the initial point of contact. Once the Interest Form is received, candidates will be contacted by Dynamo Pool Management on next steps.


If you have questions, please contact execdir@gardenhillspool.com.


Descriptions of Positions


As of 3/20/23, all incoming POOL RAT Interest Form submissions will be Wait Listed! Should a position open up over the summer, we will reach out to the first one on the list. Thank you for your interest in working at Garden Hills Pool!


♦ Pool Rat


Pool Rat is an excellent first job for those who wish to get experience in the work force. Candidates must be at least 14 years old, and able to work a minimum of four weeks during the summer (Mid-May through Mid-September).

Pool Rat Staff are allowed to get lifeguard-certified at the age of 15 and move into a Lifeguard role mid-summer if approved by Management.


Listed below are a few of the many duties and tasks that you will be expected to complete as a Pool Rat:

  • Collect daily admissions and subscription fees and forms
  • Greet patrons entering the facility and maintain a proper sign-in log
  • Learn prices and functions of the cash register
  • Sell concessions
  • Learn how to operate the grill and snow cone machine
  • Keep the bathrooms clean throughout the day
  • Carry out various chores on the pool deck (i.e. sweeping and emptying trash cans)



♦ Lifeguard


Full/Part-time Lifeguard Candidates must: Be 15 years old; obtain Lifeguard & CPR/First Aid Certifications; be able to work a minimum of five weeks during the summer (Mid-May through Mid-September)


Listed below are a few of the many duties and tasks that we expect our Lifeguards to complete:

  • Prepare pool facility for opening
  • Maintain facility safety at all times and instruct patrons on safe behavior
  • Administer First Aid/CPR when needed
  • Attend mandatory, periodic lifeguarding skill review sessions
  • Perform swim tests for our annual camp visitors
  • Help maintain pool grounds



Once you have submitted a Lifeguard Interest Form, please contact Michelle Cotter dynamoadmin@earthlink.net and Tina Ulett tina@dynamopm.com with Dynamo Pool Management to set up an interview. Interviews for Lifeguard positions will continue throughout the summer.


Other Available Positions


If you are interested in working with the Cool Sharks swim or dive teams, please email headcoach@gardenhillspool.com.

Garden Hills Pool & Park Association | P.O. Box 52934 | Atlanta, GA 30355 |  execdir@gardenhillspool.com | Pool House: 404.848.7220