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Summer Job Opportunity in Union County

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Those who learn how to lifeguard not only obtain emergency management abilities, but also build confidence and sharpen their leadership skills during the summer months,” said Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski. “This is invaluable work experience for any job or career moving forward.”

Union County residents age 16 and up who are interested in applying can contact the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation for details about hours, salary, certification and other eligibility requirements by calling 908-527-4900.

Training is available for applicants without certification.  Anyone interested in a lifeguard position can call the Parks Department and find out more.

For more information about Ulrich Pool, Rahway River Park and all Union County recreation facilities visit online at

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