KINGSPORT – The Kingsport Aquatic Center will hire 50 employees to work the busy 2014 summer season, which begins May 12 with the opening of the outdoor water park. The center will hire lifeguards, instructors, attendants, concession and gate staff members. Applicants may apply at a job fair Friday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the offices of @WORK Personnel Services, 151 E. Main St., in Kingsport.

Summer staff will work from May 12 through Sept. 28 and are eligible to work up to 40 hours per week. Lifeguard applicants must have American Red Cross certification. Previous experience is preferred for concession and gate workers.

Applicants who are unable to attend the job fair may apply online at (select Kingsport in the job location field) or call 423-765-2628 for further information.

About the Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is the region’s newest and most comprehensive indoor-outdoor public aquatic and recreation facility. Located in Kingsport’s Meadowview district at the base of iconic Bays Mountain, the center provides area residents and visitors with the best in health, fitness and recreation features in a safety-focused environment. The Kingsport Aquatic Center features the area’s only indoor Olympic-sized pool, the HMG Competition pool, plus year-round swim courses and American Red Cross-certified water safety and lifeguard training. A seasonal outdoor water park offers recreational activities from mid-May to early September. Seasonal, annual and daily rates are available. For more information, visit