Jun 01, 2021

Summer Camp Lifeguard

  • Manhattan Youth
  • Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Part time Other

Job Description

Position Summary

Manhattan Youth is seeking Lifeguards for our summer camp aquatics program at our Downtown Community Center in Tribeca. Lifeguards are responsible for monitoring the safety and well-being of patrons in the pool facility. Candidates must be punctual, reliable, personable, and have a strong desire to work with children and families.

This is a part-time position, approximately 28 hours per week. Candidates must be able to commit to the full summer from June 28 through August 20 and work Monday through Friday from 10:45am until 4:30pm. The possibility of staying on during the school year with reduced hours may be available. The pay rate is approximately $20/hour.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enforce all aquatics facility policies, rules and regulations according to New York Athletic Department standards
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies in accordance with facility emergency action plans
  • Record daily participation numbers and complete daily activity reports
  • Monitor pool maintenance, including water testing and recording, and report pertinent information to Aquatics Supervisor
  • Maintain clean and safe environment in and around aquatics facility
  • Set up pool for various swim activities
  • Arrive in proper uniform alert and ready at all times
  • Attend mandatory in-service training and staff meeting
  • Perform other related job duties as required



  • 1-2 years Lifeguard experience preferred
  • Current and valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification a plus
  • Current and valid CPR/AED/ First Aid certification a plus
  • Pass pre-employment water skills test
  • Ability to maintain a positive and energetic attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and English language fluency
  • Swim instructor experience a plus
  • Must be at least 16 years old


All candidates between under 18 years of age must get an employment certificate in order to work.  Please go to the site below for instructions on how to obtain an employment certificate:


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