Seasonal Lifeguard
Job Details
All Las Vegas YMCA Locations - Las Vegas, NV
High School
$9.00 - $12.25 Hourly

Are you ready to save lives this summer? The YMCA of Southern Nevada is currently seeking enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated candidates for Seasonal Lifeguards for our 2021 Summer Season!



At the YMCA of Southern Nevada we’re committed to providing a superior work environment that offers challenges, flexibility and fun. We help employees maximize their strengths and enhance new skill areas so they can build successful careers while making a meaningful impact in community. As one of Southern Nevada’s largest nonprofit community service organizations, we offer many ways for individuals to use their talents to make a difference. We welcome you to come join our Y family this summer!


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GENERAL FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Aquatics Coordinator and Director, this position monitors activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers. Maintains all areas in and around the aquatic facility. Communicates the function and mission of the association to members, staff, and guests of the YMCA as well as the general public.




  1. Enforces aquatic safety and maintenance standards and guidelines.
  2. Monitors all activities in the aquatic area. Assures the safety of members and guests as the single overriding objective.
  3. Follows specific national and association standards as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual.
  4. Maintains and records chemical readings, temperature and daily attendance sheet as scheduled.
  5. Promotes association programs and objectives as well as the national goals of the YMCA, including character development.
  6. Maintains needed aquatic certifications.
  7. Builds and maintains a high standard of member service with all members.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or general education (GED); or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 16 years of age.



  • Current CPR, AED, Oxygen, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen Certifications (required)
  • Current YMCA or American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (required)
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