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Lifeguard - Atlanta NOW HIRING!

Job Details

High School
$15.00 - $18.00 Hourly


Spend this summer lifeguarding at a neighborhood pool near you! As a lifeguard for Sweetwater Pools, you will be responsible for ensuring all members and guests are safe in and around the pool, monitoring water chemistry, and cleanliness of the facility. Working as a lifeguard at Sweetwater is more than a summer job – its an opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership skills for your future. We provide substantial on-the-job training and our lifeguard alumni have gone on to become nurses, EMT’s, members of the military, Physician Assistants, and even Staffing Directors.


Pool Locations: We have pools all over the Atlanta area (Fulton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Forsyth, Paulding, Cherokee & Coweta).


Age Requirement: Must be 15 for lifeguards and 14 for attendants.


Competitive Pay: Starting pay $15-$18 depending on pool and experience. We offer  time and ½ for working holiday weekends plus bonus incentives throughout the summer.


Flexible Schedules – Seasonal Work – Mid - April to October 1st

  • Work 15-40 hours a week.
  • Flexible work schedules – we schedule you around school, vacations, sports & extracurricular activities
  • Shifts range from 4-7 hours a day depending on the pool


Training: We offer FREE Starguard Lifeguard certification classes. While spots last! You will receive a coupon code to register for class after your interview.

  • Pre-season on-site pool training (Paid)
  • In-service training (Paid)


Referral Program: $25 for every friend you refer – work with your friends!


Scholarship Opportunities: Each year Sweetwater gives up to 2,000 to help students towards their college tuition and reach their education goals.

Lifeguard Duties

  • Be constantly alert, on the lookout, and ready to assist swimmers in trouble in the pool and on deck
  • Enforce all club rules fairly, consistently and in a courteous manner
  • Clean and maintain the pool deck
  • Empty trash cans
  • Clean and maintain restrooms
  • Maintain pool chemistry, clarity, and cleanliness
  • Complete daily checklists
  • Additional duties and expectations as need