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Lifeguard I

Part Time
Posted 2 years ago
Updated: March 24th, 2022
Salary : $10.66 - $14.13 / hourly
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(907) 826-3275
Contact Name: City of Craig HR

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Under the general direction and supervision of the Aquatic Center Manager, the Lifeguard I ensures the safety of all pool patrons, enforces all City of Craig Aquatic Center rules and performs rescue procedures in the event of an emergency. They perform maintenance duties and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.


*All training provided.


  • Provides for the safety of the Craig Aquatic Center patrons by maintaining constant watch over pool activities and by enforcing pool rules and regulations.
    • Prevents problems by stopping swimmers from potentially dangerous activities.
    • Performs rescues.
    • Performs First Aid if Lifeguard I is at least 18 years of age.
    • Keeps knowledge and skills of emergency procedures, rescues, and first aid at test ready level.
    • Reports all incidents and accidents using proper forms and procedures.
  • Contributes to the public’s entertainment and participation in pool programs by providing correct information on all aspects of swimming activities.
    • Answers questions accurately and provides information to patrons via phone and in person.
    • Is always respectful and welcoming to patrons, even in adverse situations.
  • Contributes to the cleanliness, maintenance, and operation of the Craig Aquatic Center facility.
    • May perform water tests as assigned.
    • Performs daily cleaning duties to a satisfactory level.
    • Assists in annual cleaning, repair, and maintenance of the pool facility.
    • Assists with office duties such as answering phones, making pool passes, using the cash register, and answering general questions from the public.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Must maintain a level of physical fitness necessary to perform job functions.
  • Must attend all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.
  • All lifeguards are expected to wear the uniform provided to them and arrive at the workplace on days expected in a timely manner.
  • The person holding this position must possess leadership qualities and quick decision-making skills.

Education and/or Experience

  • Must be 15 years of age or older.
  • Must possess (or obtain upon hire) valid Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.
  • Red Cross WSI Certification recommended.


  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance