Painting by Theodora Tilton


Positions available at Mount Vernon Park Association include lifeguards, gatekeepers, assistant managers, assistant swim coaches, and snack bar workers.  If you are interested in working in paradise, submit your application below.  If you have questions, email

Mt. Vernon Park Association (MVPA) was founded in 1954 and sits on 13.2 acres of land located in Alexandria, Virginia. Its grounds include: 4 tennis courts, a baby pool, 25-meter pool and 50-meter pool, along with a playground, fishing pond, bathhouse, and pavilion.

On Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, the Board of Directors opens the park, continuing close to 70 years of ongoing operation with a schedule of park-sponsored children’s and adult activities, NVSL Team Swimming and adult and junior tennis teams. The Park also holds other activities and events, throughout the summer season that conclude Labor Day.

To apply for any position, fill out the form below. After you hit Submit, scroll down and you’ll see a message confirming that your application has been received.

Employment Application

  • Deadline for consideration: April 1

  • Applicant Information
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Certification/License Uploads
  • Upload a PDF of your resume & salary requirements for Park Admin/Facilities Manager positions or lifeguard or Aqua Aerobics certification here.
  • Enter either the expiration date of your current lifeguard certification or the completion date of a future certification.
    Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Upload a PDF file of your pool operator's license here.
  • Enter either the expiration date of your current pool operator's license or the completion date of a future license.
    Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Employment History & References
  • Personal References (Park Admin/Facilities Manager/asst manager positions only): name and phone number
  • By signing this application I understand that, as a condition of my employment, I will adhere to the requirements stated in the MVPA Procedure Manual and the Rules and Regulations of the Association. I understand that any violation of these policies and rules, may result in the termination of employment.
  • Parent/Guardian Authorization
    Applicants under age 18 must supply parent/guardian name and contact information to be considered.