Job Details
FT/PT Seasonal

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Accountability

  • Maintaining constant surveillance of pool during public climbing wall sessions, U.S Development, U.S and International Ski / Snowboard Team training sessions.
  • Ability to recognize potential hazards/accidents, distressed swimmers, actively drowning or unconscious victims immediately maintaining quick problem solving skills.
  • Performing basic water-rescues to open water-rescues via Red Cross standards; acting immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.
  • Strong swimming background; ability to swim distances across rough pool waters & perform professional rescue.
  • Ability to stay calm and focused during the event of emergency, water rescue, or in high stress environments. Ability to stay attentive and focused at all times.
  • Monitoring activities around pool deck area to prevent accidents from occurring; taking preventative measures to maintain safety of patrons and personnel throughout shift.
  • Working diligently with Medical Team in the event of an emergency.
  • Enforce pool rules proficiently and consistently while maintaining professionalism.
  • Performing daily pool maintenance tasks and chemical reports, along with miscellaneous maintenance duties. Obtaining knowledge of pool equipment and chemical systems.
  • Effective communication skills & ability to follow EAP procedures in the event of emergency / rescue.


Required Knowledge and Essential Skills

  • Strong Swimming Skills and ability to perform Water Rescue
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Preferred Knowledge and Essential Skills

  • 2+ years continuous (seasonal) Professional Lifeguard Work preferred

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current CPR for medical professional’s certification
  • Minimum 16 years of age

Environmental Job Requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperature/weather extremes

Physical Requirements

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing – to converse with others in a normal conversation
  • Balancing, bending, climbing, kneeling, walking, pushing, reaching above shoulders, and sitting

Required In-House Training

  • UAF Orientation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Hazardous Communications Program
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Pool Operations Training
  • Pool Maintenance Training


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of the job description at any time without prior notice.