Part-time and full-time Lifeguards

at YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston in Auburn, Maine, United States

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, 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 active surveillance of the pool area.

2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and maintains the 1 lifeguard for 20 swimmers. 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. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.

5. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

6. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.

7. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.

8. Performs other duties as assigned, such as administrative and sanitation work.


· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Physically perform all skills required of a lifeguard.

· Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility.

· Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.

· See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.

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Job Posting: 743800

Posted On: May 02, 2022

Updated On: Jun 02, 2022