Lifeguard III/ Head Age Group Coach

Applications due 07/07/21

Job Description:

Date posted: January 8, 2021

Location: City of Craig, Craig, AK, USA

Exciting employment opportunity in Craig Alaska! The Craig Waverunner Swim Club is in search of a new Head Swim Coach. The Waverunners are a parent owned and operated USA Swimming Club. The position is hired through the City of Craig, Alaska and the job position includes being the Head Swim Coach, Lifeguard and Swim Lesson Instructor at the Craig Aquatic Center. 


The City of Craig offers competitive wages and a very good benefit package, including health insurance. You may view the job description and application at this site:  Lifeguard III/ Swim Coach


In addition to the City of Craig hourly wage, the Waverunners pay a $500.00 monthly stipend. The Craig High School and a small local Masters team are also looking for coaches and can be combined with this position for additional compensation. We understand that relocating is costly and the swim club will reimburse up to $1000.00 for moving costs. Half will be paid upon arrival and the additional payment will be given after six months of employment. 


The Waverunners are a small club with approximately 45 swimmers. We attend 6-8 swim meets per year which offers exciting travel opportunities throughout the state. The Head Coach travels with the team via jet boat, ferry and float plane.  All travel is paid for by the team. 


Craig Alaska is located on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska. Prince of Wales is an incredibly beautiful place with a multitude of outdoor recreation possibilities, including: boating, fishing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and hunting.  For additional information about Prince of Wales, please visit our Chamber of Commerce website


For inquiries, contact: 


Jen Creighton

CWSC Assistant Coach

P.O. Box 877

Craig, AK 99921

Phone: 907-401-0685

Email: [email protected]


How to Apply

Appply with the City of Craig.   Lifeguard III/ Swim Coach

Contact Information

Jessica Hollaway - City of Craig for Lifeguard info/ Jen Creighton for Swim Club info

City of Craig
P.O. Box 725
Craig, AK 99921

phone: (907) 826-2794 Pool, (907)401-0685 Jen @ CWSC