Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

Department Resources

Have Some Fun in the Sun This Summer with a Job at the Water Mine!

Life guardCome make a splash and earn some cash this summer at the Fairfax County Park Authority’s Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole. The Water Mine is hiring more than 200 seasonal team members, including lifeguards, park attendants and security staff.

Pay is competitive, starting at $16.87 per hour for lifeguards, $13.50 per hour for park attendants, $18.87 per hour for security and $17.87 for leadership staff.

Lifeguards must be 15 years old or older to apply. No prior experience or certifications are required to apply. Lifeguard training and uniforms are provided free of charge.

The Water Mine will be holding several open-hire opportunities that job seekers are welcome to attend.

The following events include both a swim test and an interview:

The following events will be held at the Water Mine and will be interview-only:

  • Wednesday, April 10, anytime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13, anytime between noon and 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 24, anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 28, anytime between noon and 3 p.m.

For more information about the Water Mine’s open hire events and online application, visit the Water Mine employment webpage; or contact the Water Mine by email at or call 703-246-5933.

The Water Mine is located at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston, Virginia. For more information, visit the Water Mine website or call 703-246-5929.

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