Assistant Lifeguard

Do you have an interest in Aquatics or Emergency Services? Are you 16 or older?
Job Description

Responsible for protecting the safety of members and participants in and around aquatic facilities.  Prevents potential accidents by ensuring adherence to policies and program standards of the YMCA of San Diego County. Provide excellent customer service to members and participants. The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. We are committed to a diverse workforce. 

  • Must be 16 or older
  • Current YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
    • Must crossover to YMCA certification within 6 months
  • Other Current Certifications:
    • First Aid
    • O2
  • The Certifications above must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
  • Must pass written and practical skills exam prior to duty
    • Candidates must pass each examinations with no more than one failed attempt
  • Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
Essential Functions
  • Be a First Responder
  • Use your training to perform rescues in and around the pool
  • Keep your skills fresh with Y Trainings and drills
  • Abide by the YMCA of San Diego County Aquatics Policy and Program Standards
  • Educate all participants on the Pool Area Rules
  • Show how you are a positive role model