Media AdvisoryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 12, 2013MEDIA CONTACT:Maureen FaulPublic Information OfficerIndy Parks & Recreati...
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  1. 1. Media AdvisoryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 12, 2013MEDIA CONTACT:Maureen FaulPublic Information OfficerIndy Parks & RecreationEmail: maureen.faul@indy.govOffice: (317) 327-7035, Cell: (317) 450-9278INDY PARKS NOW HIRING FOR HUNDREDS OF SUMMER JOBSLifeguarding Positions Among Many That Build Lifelong SkillsINDIANAPOLIS – Summer is just around the corner, and Indy Parks is hiring for hundreds of seasonaljobs. Lifeguard positions in particular provide an ideal summer employment option for high school andcollege students, teachers looking for extra income during break, or older adults looking to becomemore involved in their community.Indy Parks’ lifeguards are certified in a 3-day program that covers lifeguarding skills, water rescuetechniques, First Aid, and CPR.The training and skills will stay with you well past summer, as former lifeguard Jason Kocher knowsfirsthand. “Lifeguarding for Indy Parks was one of my first jobs, not my first job, but the first job that Ireally liked!” says the owner of Dick’s Bodacious Bar B Q in Downtown Indianapolis. “My jobreinforced excellent customer service skills and taught me proper First Aid that I have used inemergency situations in my restaurant. If you enjoy helping others, lifeguarding is a great job.” Jasonbegan with Indy Parks as a lifeguard when he was 16 at Ellenberger Park and Garfield Park pools. Afterseveral years, he continued to gain experience in management when scheduling and training staff atEagle Creek Park Beach.Applicants for Indy Parks lifeguard positions must be Marion County residents 16 years or older, beable to pass a swimming test consisting of a 200-yard swim using front crawl or breast stroke, one-minute tread with hands out of the water, and successful retrieval of a 10-pound diving brick from 10feet of water.To learn more about this and other seasonal job openings at Indy Parks, apply online atwww.indy.gov/jobs or call (317) 327-1470.###

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