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Peninsula Jewish Community Center - Foster City, CA
$20.00 - $24.00



Summary: Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the swimming pool environment and must closely monitor and rescue swimmers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: 


  • Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons
  • Rescue swimmers in need of assistance
  • Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR
  • Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance
  • Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck and minimized the possibility of patron injury
  • Conduct routine chemical test of the water on an hourly basis
  • Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing
  • Perform routine maintenance of pool and pool equipment
  • Keep all certification current
  • Effectively supervise the swimming area from an elevated Lifeguard chair
  • Attend all in-service trainings


Other Functions: 


  • Be knowledgeable about all programs and activities offered
  • Promote club services and activities
  • Assist with keeping the club well stocked and clean
  • Inventory of food items as well as locker and laundry service
  • Maintain safety book/emergency log, massage log, and lost and found ledger



Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm





Certifications, Licenses, etc.:


Lifeguards must maintain the following:


  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training).
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training).
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training).


Performance Testing*:


All lifeguards are required to perform the following performance test prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment.


Performance test are as follows:


  • Swim 300 yards continuous
  • Tread water for two minutes using legs only
  • Demonstrate the proper use of rescue equipment
  • Surface Dive to the deepest part of the pool and retrieve a 10-pound brick
  • Perform aquatic rescue & CPR/AED skills