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Job Type: Seasonal

Category: Aquatics


Columbus County, NC

Job Description

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, on the deck and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


  1. Maintains constant surveillance of the pool area.
  2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.
  3. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
  5. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  6. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  7. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  8. Performs chemical testing at appropriate times of the day, as required, and takes appropriate action.
  9. Attends all staff meetings and training as required.
  10. Provides excellent service to members, guest, and program participants in the Y and on the phone, contributing to member retention.
  11. Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  12. Know, understand and consistently apply Daxko Membership policy and procedures.
  13. Maintain accurate Daxko Accounting policy, close-outs and procedures.
  14. Maintains and cleans all restrooms.
  15. Must be flexible to work at different locations.

Job Requirements


  1. Minimum age of 15.
  2. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification.
  3. Current YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding
  4. Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.
  5. Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

Physical Demands:

  1. Ability to pass lifeguard water test.
  2. Must be able to remain alert.
  3. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.
  4. Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals.
  5. Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.
  6. Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue.
  7. Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations.

To apply for this position email resume/application to: administration@ymcasenc.org