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Lifeguard - Seasonal

Company: Wheaton Park District
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Deadline: Open until filled


This position is responsible for enforcing rules and regulations ensuring the safety of patrons and the ability to perform life-saving skills.


Minimum of fifteen (15) years of age. Must be a strong swimmer with some knowledge of lifeguard responsibilities.


  • Enforce all rules and regulations appropriate to the aquatic facility.
  • Maintain a high level of readiness and be prepared to demonstrate any rescue or first aid procedure if needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment through total knowledge of functions and operations of all safety, rescue and first aid equipment.
  • Report broken equipment to managers.
  • Responsible for safety and rescue of patrons in pool and on pool deck.
  • Must be able to work in team situations
  • Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.
  • Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.
  • Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.

    This position must pass the National Pool and Water Park certification training provided by the Wheaton Park District prior to pool opening day. The job is contingent on passing.


    This position must be able to be exposed to chlorinated water for short periods of time. This position must be able to occasionally lift participants weighing up to 50 lbs. and over with assistance. This position will be required to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, twist, climb, and reach. This position should have the physical ability to perform CPR and be physically fit and have the endurance to help participants. This position must also have 20/30 vision or with corrected vision must wear glasses or contacts while on duty. This position must be able to climb a ladder to a lifeguard chair.


    This position must be able to be exposed to all extreme summer weather conditions including heat, sun, rain, and varying degrees of temperature and light. This position will also be exposed to pool chemicals.


    Starting at $14.00 per hour

    Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wheaton Park District, Wheaton , Lifeguard - Seasonal, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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