Lifeguard I [Lake Allatoona]

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $15.50 USD
  • Salary Top: 15 USD

Job Description


Lifeguard I [Lake Allatoona]

Salary: $15.50

General Description:

For the duration of a seven-week camp, this position will monitor swimmers at Lake Allatoona Residential Camp Site, maintain strict observance to safety rules and procedures; perform rescues for distressed swimmers using assigned rescue techniques and equipment; teach Learn to Swim and track progress for campers. This position will live onsite Monday night through Friday morning. Room and board will be provided.

Supervision Received

Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
  • • Rescues distressed swimmers using rescue techniques and equipment in an open water environment.
  • • Examines injured persons and administers first aid or CPR, if necessary.
  • • Contacts emergency personnel in case of serious injury.
  • • Patrols or monitors assigned area of lake and ensures that all safety and health rules are being followed.
  • • Completes and maintains records.
  • • Teach Learn to Swim for campers using approved agency modules; track progression using resources provided.
  • • Assist camp operations as requested
  • • Warns swimmers of inclement weather, unsafe areas or safety infractions.
  • • Inspects safety equipment e.g. Life rings, extension poles, emergency stretchers or accessories, emergency medical kits, personnel lifts to ensure that all are in good working order.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
  • • Knowledge of all rules, regulations and laws governing lake operations.
  • • Knowledge of water sports e.g. water polo, etc.
  • • Competent swimming skills, strength and stamina to perform tasks of lifeguard
  • • Lifeguard certification
  • • CPR/First Aid certification
  • • Water safety training
  • • Ability to compile, prepare and maintain assortment of reports and records

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
  • • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • • Lifeguard Certification
  • • 1-2 years of lifeguard experience or 3 summers
  • • Must pass background check for criminal and child protective findings.
  • • Must pass a drug screening.

Preferred Education & Experience
  • • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • • 1-2 years of open water lifeguard experience or 3 summers
  • • Water Safety Instructor Certification

Licensures and Certifications

The following certifications are required:
  • • First Aid/CPR
  • • Lifeguard certification

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.



Base Pay


Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map