DUNCAN, S.C. — As Upstate waterparks are set to reopen this weekend, some are still looking to fill open positions, including lifeguards.
“We always say we want our people to be adaptable,” said Patrick Elliott, park director at Shipwreck Cove, a waterpark in Duncan.
Thankfully, Elliott has plenty of lifeguard and staffing help coming off an unusual year.
“We have a lot of returners, so they didn’t really have a big issue with it but filling them in those spots in a year where the calendar is just unknown was a little tricky,” he said.
Lifeguards are fully staffed at Greenville County’s Discovery Island Waterpark in Simpsonville, which is also set to reopen this weekend. But not all Greenville County waterparks have that staffing luxury...