Lifeguard; Part-time Position; 12 months per year

Elk River Area School District • Elk River, MN 55330

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description


The primary responsibility of a lifeguard is to ensure patron safety and protect lives, including their own. The most important duty the lifeguard has in meeting that responsibility is patron surveillance, keeping a close watch over people in the facility.

Job Summary:

* Maintain continuous surveillance of people in swimming pools

* Ensure appropriate headcount of people involved in a watersport on an hourly basis

* Call out warnings to people who may have ventured too far or are in imminent danger

* Provide safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport

* Supervise swimmers to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols

* Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents

* Control and report unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior protocols

* Perform rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents

* Perform first aid and CPR according to the demands of adverse situations

* Teach swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers

* Check safety of equipment and perform needed maintenance


* 15 years of age or older

* Comfort in water

* Desire to work with kids

* Ability to do basic skills in water

* Holds current certification in Lifeguard Training by a nationally recognized training organization.

* Concussion training required (provided by employer), CPR/ AED and First Aid training recommended.

Application Procedure:

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