May 31, 2023

Lifeguard Coordinator - Cape Ann YMCA

  • YMCA of the North Shore
  • Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA, Gloucester Crossing Road, Gloucester, MA, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Are you looking for a position with purpose that will utilize your knowledge and skills while providing a valuable service to your community?   If you are a lifeguard with an interest in pursuing a full time role, this may be the opportunity for you!

    As a Lifeguard Coordinator you are responsible for the day to day safety and security of the aquatic area and ensures our facility has lifeguard services. Our head lifeguard will lead and support our staff while ensuring a great experience for all. 

On a regular day you will...

  • Explain and enforce safety regulations and rules

  • Monitor for any safety hazards, and assist in activities

  • Remain rescue ready at all times and implement emergency procedures as needed

  • Assess the swimming capabilities of everyone in the aquatics area and ensure individuals are not allowed in areas that place them at undue risk

  • Training and shadowing shifts as a regular part of every aquatic team members onboarding and orientation. 

  • Ensure safe and compliant pool chemical levels and maintain pool log. 

To thrive in this role you have proven leadership experience and exemplary customer service skills to ensure the satisfactory experience of participants and the regular return of members.   You have experience assessing the skill level swimmers and are able to provide direction in maintaining the safety of the pool. 

In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including;

  • Paid training and development

  • Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations.

  • Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.

  • Health and dental insurance for full time employees.

  • 2 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time for full time staff.

  • Retirement fund with 8% company contribution (once vested/no match required).

  • Employer funded life insurance.

  • Swag & Uniform provided!


  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be able to obtain the Lifeguard instructor certification with in 90 days. 

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.

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