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Lifeguard (Part-Time Staff)


University of San Francisco




USF Hilltop Campus


Job Title:

Lifeguard (Part-Time Staff)


Job Summary:

The Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of the aquatics programming at the University of San Francisco (USF).


Full Job Description:



1. Maintain the safety of the patrons in and around the pool.

2. Represent the office of RSD in a professional attitude.

3. Communicate & enforce all RSD regulations and pool rules in a personable and professional manner.

4. Communicate any potential dangerous elements of the facility to the Aquatics Manager.

5. Be a liaison between patrons and the Aquatics Manager.

6. Must comply with industry standards for safety and participation.

7. Certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid & AED.

8. Must be able to recognize & respond effectively in emergencies in accordance with facility emergency action plans.

9. Work as a team with other lifeguards during daily hours, drills and special events.

10. Create a productive learning environment to ensure growth of the individual as well as the University.

Job Activities to Include:

1. Attend all scheduled staff meetings and inservice trainings.

2. Handle all incidents in a manner appropriate to their training.

3. Be able to respond to an emergency and contact EMS/activate EAP.

4. Complete all reports as needed

5. Read the weekly schedule and set up the pool for various activities such as lap swim, classes, and trainings.

6. Pool maintenance as assigned.

7. Perform patron surveillance from the guard stand.

8. Remain alert and use all senses while guarding.

9. To assist with collation of information and entries as necessary ensuring that all records are kept on database and information is disseminated as directed.

10. To assist in ensuring that all waivers, memberships and insurance forms are kept up to date and maintained with the RSD.

11. Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director and approved by the Director of the RSD.



Part time


Pay Rate:



Salary Range :

$20-$22/hour; commensurate with experience


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