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Become a Lifeguard at Union County’s Ulrich Pool in Rahway River Park this Summer

lifeguards wanted flyerUnion County, NJ – April 25, 2022 — Union County residents who are looking for a summer job outdoors can apply now to become a lifeguard at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park, in Rahway.

Any Union County resident age 16 and up can apply for a lifeguard position at the Ulrich Pool.

Training is available for applicants who are not certified lifeguards. Applicants who pass the training and are hired by Union County will have their certification fee waived.

“Lifeguarding is a great summer job experience at any age, and it can be a valuable resume-builder, too,” said Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams.

To receive an application for a lifeguard position, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-868-2725 and leave a voice message with your name, phone number and email address, or send a text message to 908-868-2725.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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