Sep 20, 2018


  • Ymca of Metropolitan Washington
  • YMCA Alexandria, East Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA, USA
Part time Other

Job Description

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility:

  • Protects the safety of all swimmers by preventing accidents and by responding to an emergency quickly and efficiently to minimize the danger to those involved

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to work on time, in uniform, and is ready to work when the shift starts
  • Ensures that all appropriate equipment is available
  • Checks area for hazardous conditions at the beginning of shift
  • Knows and practices the proper emergency procedures
  • Enforces the rules; explaining the reasons behind the rules, as well as the danger infractions present. Reports persistent problems to the supervisor
  • Keeps members/participants from congregating on walk areas that may present safety issues; not tolerating recklessness or rough play
  • Makes neat and clear entries in required logs
  • Outdoor pools – clears all swimmers during electrical storms
  • Other duties as required

Education, Certification, Skills, and Experience:

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Right to Know
  • Facility Orientation/Aquatic Policy
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Preventing Child Abuse
  • Backboard Training
  • Adult, child, and infant CPR
  • Current lifeguard certification
  • Must obtain YMCA certification within the first year of employment
  • * Jr. Lifeguards may be hired in jurisdictions that allow it. These positions will be graded with regular lifeguards, but paid slightly lower wages. A Jr. Lifeguards may not guard alone. As soon as s/he reaches 16 years of age, must take YMCA Lifeguard Crossover

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send resume to the Aquatics Director Cece:

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