Head Lifeguard


High school education or G.E.D.
One season experience as lifeguard
Current C.P.R., First Aid and Lifeguard Certification

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Pool Manager.

  • Observes swimmers from guard stand or pool side and cautions swimmers of rule violations.
  • Provides scheduling of lifeguard staff under the direction of the pool manager.
  • Performs appropriate emergency and rescue techniques when necessary including cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid. Reports injuries, accidents and assistance rendered to patrons.
  • Maintains records, documents water quality and chemical balance, and adds chemicals to water as necessary.
  • Cleans pool, pool area and restrooms and inspects pool equipment and surrounding area for general maintenance.
  • Provides training to lifeguards.
  • Assists with or supervises special events, swim meets, and other events.
  • Serves as an assistant to the pool manager and functions as the manager in the pool manager’s absence.
  • Assists staff in explaining rules and operating procedures to pool users.
  • Lead trainings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.