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YMCA Recreation Center

Pool Lifeguard

Job Description:

The Lifeguard's primary responsibility is to maintain a safe and HCRR aquatic environment. Lifeguards should be able to work a flexible schedule that includes: morning shifts (5:30 AM-10:00AM), mid-day, evening (5:00 PM-9:30 PM), and weekend shifts. Lifeguards are responsible for greeting members and other patrons in a warm fashion as well as upholding all pool rules and policies in fair and consistant manner.  Lifeguards are required to be rescue ready at all times, maintain 10:10 scanning techniques, and attend monthly in-service trainings. Secondary duties include; maintaining a clean and orderly aquaitc environment, record hourly attendance reports, and other duties as assigned.







Qualifications:

Current Lifeguard certification from a nationally recognized organization such as American Red Cross (preferred), YMCA, or  Ellis and associates.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment swim skills test.

Must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate.

Must love working with all ages and be able to serve as a professional role model, exhibiting the characteristics of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility (HCRR).

Reliable transportation is a must.

Salary:

Lifeguards: $9.50-$11.00 an hour (based on experience and other qualifications)
Free Single YMCA membership with current employment

Application:

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Contact:

Submit completed employment applications to the Recreation Center Front Desk.

or mail to:

Sherman Lake YMCA
6225 North 39th Street,
Augusta, MI 49012

ATTN: Topher Wilkinson Lifeguard Application

If you have any questions please call Topher Wilkinson at (269) 731-3043 or email topherw@ymcasl.org

Pool Lifeguard Assistant

Job Description:

Lifeguard Assistants are responsible for ensuring the safety of the patrons in the pool area. The lifeguard assistant will be the secondary guard during our more busy times as well as help with small rental groups such as birthday parties. Lifeguard assistants must role model the four characteristics of the Sherman Lake YMCA: Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility. Must be able to greet members in a friendly manner and punctuality is a must.  Lifeguard assistants report directly to the Aquatics Director.


Typical Shifts:
Monday, Wednesdays, & Fridays 6:00pm-8:00pm
Saturdays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Qualifications:

Current Lifeguard certification from a nationally recognized organization such as American Red Cross (preferred), YMCA, or Ellis and associates. Training will be provided to outstanding applicants.

Must be 16 years of age.

Must have reliable transportation and access to digital communications such as e-mails.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment swim skills test.

Must love working with all ages and be able to serve as a professional role model, exhibiting the characteristics of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility (HCRR).

Salary:

$8.00 and hour plus a Single YMCA membership with current employement

Application:

Click to Download an Application > > >

Contact:

Submit completed employment applications to the Recreation Center Front Desk.

or mail to:

Sherman Lake YMCA
6225 North 39th Street,
Augusta, MI 49012

ATTN: Aquatics Director Lifeguard Application

If you have any questions please call Topher Wilkinson at (269) 731-3043 or email topherw@ymcasl.org

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