Lifeguard I - Seasonal

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

Job Description


Lifeguard I

Salary: $15.50

General Description:

For the duration of summer camp, this position will monitor swimmers at indoor and or outdoor City pools, maintain strict observance to safety rules and procedures; preform rescues for distressed swimmers using rescue techniques and equipment; teach Learn to Swim and track progress for youth and seniors.

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 indoor and or outdoor pool setting.
  • • 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 municipal pool and ensures that all safety and health rules are being followed.
  • • Teach Learn to Swim for youth and seniors using approved agency modules; track progression using resources provided
  • • Completes and maintains records.
  • • Maintains quality of pool water by testing chemical levels.
  • • Facility maintenance including but not limited to: cleaning restroom toilets, sinks, urinals, showers, floors, office areas, pool deck, entrances and walkways.
  • • 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.
  • • Report deficiencies deemed unsafe for pool operations and/or that may cause harm to patrons

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 pool operations.
  • • Basic knowledge of chemistry related to pool maintenance.
  • • 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
  • • Must pass background checks for criminal and child protective findings.
  • • Must pass a drug screening.

Preferred Education & Experience
  • • Lifeguard Certification
  • • First Aid/CPR
  • • 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.

Additional Information:
  • “• City of Atlanta required training May 28th - May 31st , 2024.
  • • Summer staff will be required to work an 8-hour shift Monday - Friday from June 3rd - July 24TH , 2024; hours are 7:30 am - 6:00 pm ; Vacation requests during this time will not be approved.
  • • All summer staff must be actively involved with campers during swim times and wear a bathing suit (one-piece for females, swimming trunks with lining for males). Staff is not required to know how to swim or teach swim lessons.
  • • Resumes will be accepted.”



Base Pay


Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map