SELA Aquatics

Head Lifeguard Job Duties:

  • Prevent accidents and emergencies at the swimming pool by maintaining a safe environment, enforcing pool rules and company policies, and reporting any unsafe situations
  • Respond as trained in the case of an emergency
  • Enforce pool rules effectively, courteously, and consistently
  • Serve as a model lifeguard
  • Interact professionally and respectfully with members, guests, and facility personnel
  • Participate in staff meetings, manager meetings, audits, and in-service trainings
  • Maintain a clean and hazard-free pool and deck area
  • Encourage and motivate the lifeguard staff to perform at a high standard
  • Ensure employee compliance with company policies and procedures, report employee infractions
  • Participate in the annual Lifeguard Olympics on a team

Position Requirements:

  • Must be available to work Memorial Day weekend (Friday - Monday), July 2-5, and Labor Day weekend (Friday- Monday)
  • Must limit vacation time to 10 days or less unless prior written approval is granted at the time of hiring
  • Must be American Red Cross lifeguard certified


Exact schedule depends on facility placement. 30-40 hours per week, summer seasonal. Managers are expected to be on duty during peak times (weekends, events, holidays).