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, beginning Feb 15, 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
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Providing shirt size does not indicate an offer of employment.
  • Certification/License Uploads
  • Upload a PDF of your resume & salary requirements for Park Admin/Facilities Manager positions or lifeguard or Aqua Aerobics certification here.
    Max. file size: 20 MB.
  • Enter either the expiration date of your current lifeguard certification or the completion date of a future certification.
    MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Upload a PDF file of your pool operator's license here.
    Max. file size: 20 MB.
  • Enter either the expiration date of your current pool operator's license or the completion date of a future license.
    MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Employment History & References
  • Personal References (Park Admin/Facilities Manager/asst manager positions only): name and phone number
  • Parent/Guardian Authorization
    Applicants under age 18 must supply parent/guardian name and contact information to be considered.