Full-Time Lifeguard

At Countryside YMCA, your work will help to empower people, improve heath and enhance the well-being of our community! 
Job Description

As a COUNTRYSIDE YMCA LIFEGUARD, you are responsible for the direct supervision, control and safety of members and participants during aquatic programming, recreational and lap swimming.  This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.  Hours will vary based upon scheduling needs and coverage of pools. 

Current YMCA or equivalent Lifeguard Certification. Additional training may be required 
Demonstrated ability to provide care, sensitive consideration and efficient service to members
Background check and new-hire trainings required 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Ability to work in a humid environment and/or be immersed in water for extended periods of time
Position sometimes requires the ability to lift, push, and pull at least 50 lbs   Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)
License: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (Preferred)
Essential Functions
Flexibility is essential as position may require mornings, evenings or weekends as needed to ensure adequate coverage.

Provide surveillance of guests primarily in aquatic areas and on decks
Enforce the rules and regulations of the aquatics facility
Respond to emergency situations and assist in communicating emergency situations
Maintain skills at a test-ready level
Advise aquatics management of unsafe and/or unsanitary conditions.
Perform daily routine duties and maintenance of the pool to ensure neat and orderly appearance.
Attend all required trainings as determined by management


Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

OUR CULTURE: Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentional every day. We are WELCOMING: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are GENUINE: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are HOPEFUL: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are NURTURING: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are DETERMINED: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Required Certifications

License: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED