Outdoor Pool Lifeguards

Seasonal lifeguards wanted for a beautiful 25 meter - 6 lane pool, to provide a safe swimming environment for all guests and campers.  Lifeguard Certification Course offered. Apply today and spend your summer poolside making a difference in our community.  Lifeguards needed as early as May 4 / 5 for Memorial Day weekend. Year round opportunities also available.


  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course offered, must compete course and pass lifeguard test.  
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Prior lifeguard experience is preferred
  • Willing to be outdoors for prolonged periods
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age

Responsibilities include:

  • Arrive at designated time and dressed in appropriate aquatic attire
  • Perform safety checks of equipment, including first aid kits, phones, rescue tubes, pool equipment. 
  • Enforce all pool rules in a firm, but tactful manner
  • Work as part of the aquatic guarding team in an effective and efficient fashion to ensure the overall safety of the pool and pool area
  • Scan according to proper procedures and guard from designated areas and guard chairs
  • Interact with pool members and guests in a member friendly manner

Status: part time, seasonal

Key Dates: 

Open weekends beginning May 26
Open daily beginning June 25

How to Apply: E-mail, call or complete application at the Member Services Desk at the Edison Branch YMCA

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