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Brunswick, ME 04011
Guard swimmers while in the water, enforce pool usage guidelines, maintain order and cleanliness of pool deck, answer questions of patrons, answer telephone, other duties as outlined by supervisor. Alternate between sitting and walking while watching people swim. Must wear swimsuit and Life Guard t-shirt while on duty. May wear sweat suit while on duty. Temperatures of 80 degrees or more are common.
Current Lifeguarding CPR and First Aid certification, and current blood-bourne pathogens training. WSI certification and teaching experience preferred but not required.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Previous work as a lifeguard.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Part-time, non benefit eligible position. Hours will vary depending on pool hours.
Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.
Background Check Package Requirements
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.