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Job Location
12 Bound Ave, Milton, PA, 17847

Under the general supervision of the Aquatic Coordinator. Serves as a Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA lifeguard


Attends orientation to YMCA mission and Program philosophy

· Promotes YMCA mission

· Mandatory to sit in the guard chair or stand at the edge of the pool at all times

· Attends staff meetings to insure open communication of all policy and procedure changes

· Enforce aquatic rules and procedures

· Wash deck, maintain cleanliness, and keep deck free of obstructions

· Start automatic cleaner when instructed by Aquatic Coordinator, and if needed use the net to skim pool surface or floor during your shift

· Maintain constant surveillance of water and deck area

· Lead and supervise classes as asked by the Aquatic Coordinator

· Dress appropriately for guarding duties (i.e. 1 piece red or black bathing suit, flip flops, red or black shorts, white or red t-shirt, whistle, and CPR mask)

· Knows all emergency procedures

· Fills out accident and turns them into the Aquatic Coordinator

· Prompt and on time for all classes (in building 5 minutes before shift)

· Responsible for getting substitute when not able to make shift

· Practices preventative lifeguarding principles at all times, enforces pool rules including no diving in water less then 9 feet deep

· Follows opening and closing procedure

· Reports problems or potential problem members or equipment to Aquatic Coordinator

· Willing to complete other duties assigned by Aquatic Coordinator when possible


Must hold current Red Cross or YMCA lifesaving certification

· A.R.C. CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED

· Water Safety Instructor is encouraged

· Normal tact and human relation skills

· Be able to maintain discipline effectively in the pool area at all times and to deal calmly and competently with issues.

Job Benefits

free membership

Employment Type
Base Salary
Date posted
December 21, 2022
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