Lifeguard Outdoor Pool

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 6, 2023
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Reports to: Lead Lifeguard, Assistant Spa, and Fitness Director, Spa and Fitness Director

Supervises: No supervisory duties are included in this position.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Implement all water safety policies and procedures. Supervise members and guests in and around

swimming pool.

Essential Functions


  • Promotes a positive work culture.


  • Adequate knowledge of and training in pool chemistry, rescue, surveillance techniques, and CPR/AED
  • Always supervises and observes swimmers to ensure their safety.
  • Participates in pool safety programs and risk management.
  • Employs only those methods and teaching techniques outlined and approved by the American Red Cross.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
  • Administers care to swimmers minor injuries such as small cuts and bruises.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety of pool deck area.
  • Enforces rules of conduct at the pool.
  • Checks first aid supplies and reports needed items.


  • Straightens the pool and cabana areas throughout the day.
  • Maintains all necessary records determined by the Lead Lifeguard.
  • Attends all meetings as required.
  • Performs required pool pre-opening duties and closing duties.
  • Places rescue tube and ring buoy on the lifeguard chair in the morning; returns these and all swimming aids and pool toys to proper storage area at end of shift.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Lead Lifeguard, Assistant AD, Athletic Director.
  • Informs Lead Lifeguard about unresolved member or guest disruptions that could cause a safety problem.

Other Functions

  • Organizes and monitors pool games, suggests pool-side games.
  • Responsible for testing and certifying junior swimmers in the absence of the Lead Lifeguard.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
  • Assists with special events in other Club departments when necessary.
  • Responsible for scheduled shifts including early mornings, weekends, selected holidays, and evenings.
  • Attends all training sessions and regular staff meetings; researches assigned projects and topics.
  • Completes other appropriate assignments made by the Assistant S&F Director and/or S&F Director.
  • Completes other appropriate tasks as assigned by the S&F Director.
  • Communicates member comments and concerns to the Assistant S&F Director.

Education and/or Experience

  • Some High School required.
  • Ability to swim laps and swim to the bottom of the pool.

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification valid through Sept 5, 2023 or ability to attend blended lifeguard training course the below dates/times:
    • Thursday, May 18th 4:30-7 pm
    • Friday, May 19th 4:30-7 pm
    • Saturday, May 20th 8 am-4 pm
    • Sunday, May 21st 8 am-4 pm

Start date May 27 pending successful completion of training course.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach, walk, stand, stoop, climb stairs, balance, and/or crouch.
  • Continuous repetitive motions.
  • Physical exertion over long periods of time.
  • Push, pull, and lift 100 pounds.
  • Working conditions are often, hot, humid, slippery, and wet.
  • Able to work in a busy, noisy environment.
  • Able to tolerate frequent exposure to cleaning agents.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. May perform other duties as assigned.

Full-time benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Sick Pay.

All Employees Receive the Following Benefits:

  • Potential Housing
  • 401k
  • 60% Discount on RFTA Bus Passes
  • Restaurant Discounts
  • Retail Discounts
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Employee Meal, Golf, Tennis, and Gym Usage
  • Employee Wellness