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Shift Lead Lifeguard

Job Details

Jewish Silicon Valley - Los Gatos, CA
High School
$20.00 - $25.00 Hourly
Non Traditional


Position Summary

The Shift Lead, working as part of the Aquatics Team, will deliver professional customer service and relationship building skills to create a welcoming environment at the JCC. The Shift Lead will be responsible for assisting the Aquatic Director and/or Coordinator with daily operations of the aquatic department along with guarding the pool and assuring a safe and clean aquatic environment for members and guests.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform pump room checks and notify Aquatics Director of any issues.
  • Perform chemical checks as indicated.
  • Be a good role model for other guards
  • Be the primary contact for any member concerns, communicate concerns to your supervisor in case follow up is needed.
  • Be available for members at all times; work closely and communicate effectively with Aquatic Director.
  • Assist with supervision of guards.
  • Ensure all staff report to work when scheduled and are on time. Report all schedule changes.
  • Assist staff with secondary duties
  • Help Aquatics Director organize and deal with the day to day programming and happenings at the pool
  • Assist Aquatics director with in-services
  • Ensure and enforce cleaning duties and schedules are adhered to in a timely manner
  • Perform other tasks and duties as business and management dictates.

Working Conditions

  • Fitness Center/Community Center environment
  • Work involves exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to work safely both in and out of pool
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 45 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, properly demonstrate use of exercise equipment


Entry Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum 2 years life guarding experience.
  • High customer relation skills
  • Required to work weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Attend mandatory meetings and events, to include but not limited to; Lifeguard and In-Service Training Float Nights, Membership & Employee Appreciation Events, etc.

Education/Special Licenses

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification

This position is contingent upon completion and clearance of a background fingerprint assessment.