Lava Hot Springs Foundation Employment


General Job Application Instructions:

ATTENTION: PDF must be downloaded and opened with the latest version of Adobe Reader on all devices. Just clicking on the Employment Application link may open it within your browser and you may not be able to submit it. We recommend using a computer for the best experience and results.

  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader for ComputerAndroid,  iPhone & iPad.
  2. Computer: Right click on this link Employment Application and choose "Save Link As" from the drop down menu.
  3. If you MUST use an iPhone or iPad: Tap the application link above. When it opens tap the document and tap "Open in". Tap "Open in Adobe Acrobat".
  4. Android/Galaxy phones: Tap the application link above. Adobe Reader should open if it is installed.
  5. Fill out the application.
  6. Click the "Submit by Email" at the bottom of the form. Attach any relative or current certifications to the email. 
  7. Print it and sign it and mail it with copies of any relative or current certifications to:

    The Lava Hot Springs Foundation
    Attn:  Employment Applications
    PO Box 669
    Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

  8. Or drop the completed application by our main office at the World Famous Hot Pools at 430 E. Main Street in Lava Hot Springs.
  9. You may also pick up an application at our office.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Courses Offered at the Indoor Aquatic Center

Contact instructor with questions.  Pre-registration preferred.  

(208) 776-5221 x 1003 / Email us


Lifeguard Re-certification Course - as required 

Total of 13 hours 

Cost & Location

  • $75 per person for non-LHSF employees—includes pool time and certification fees.
  • 195 N. Center Street, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho 83246

*Prerequisite Skills

  • Candidates demonstrate comfort in deep water and are able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke (no time limit).
  • Within a time limit of 1 minute 40 seconds and without goggles, candidates can swim 20 yards to retrieve a 10 pound brick from deep water, swim 20 yards on his or her back to the starting point (while holding the brick with both hands and with face above the surface of the water for breathing), and exit the pool at the edge without using a ladder or stairs
  • Candidates are able to tread water for two minutes using only legs (head is kept above water and hands are in armpits).

Other Information

  • Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be certified in CPR, AED use, first aid, oxygen administration, and lifeguard. 
  • Certificates are valid for 2 years.

Contact instructor with questions.  Pre-registration preferred.  

(208) 776-5221 x 1003 / Email us

Returning Staff - Summer Help at Olympic Swimming Complex

If you worked for the Foundation in previous years, left in good standing, and are interested in working for the Foundation the summer, you must…

  • Return the Returning Staff Aquatic Agreement by April 10, 2020.  If we do not receive the contract by this date, we will assume you do not want to work at the Foundation this summer.
  • Be available to work at least two (or more) of the following holidays or holiday weekends:  Memorial Day, July 4th, Pioneer Day, and Labor Day.
  • LGs:  Attend ONE of the Returning LG meetings:  
         1. TBD
         2. TBD
  • Clerks:  your meeting is TBD.
  • Be up-to-date in your CPR and/or LG certifications.  
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