Start planning for a fun, rewarding summer job now!

Union County residents who are looking for a summer job can apply now for positions as manager, assistant manager or lifeguard at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway. The job will last from Memorial Day through August 16, 2020.

“Over the years, hundreds of County residents have found the Ulrich Memorial Pool to be a rewarding work environment,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “These work opportunities offer invaluable people skills as well as experience in management and emergency response.”

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The manager and assistant manager of the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool oversee day to day operations and supervise approximately 50 employees, including lifeguards, cashiers and attendants.

To apply for the manager or assistant manager positions, please contact the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4101. A degree from an accredited college or university is required for these positions.

Lifeguard positions are available to Union County residents age 16 and up. Training is available for applicants who are not certified. To apply for a lifeguard position, call 908-527-4101.

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

For all Union County programs and services visit, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email or use the online Contact Form.

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