Lifeguard Supervisor

Job Description

Responsible for recruiting, supervising and training the lifeguard team; conducting facility safety checks; and communicating staff and equipment needs to facility management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Lifeguarding:
    • American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid
    • American Red Cross Shallow Water Attendant and First Aid (up to 4 feet)
    • American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding and First Aid for non-surf open-water positions o American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding and First Aid for waterpark and multi-attraction facility positions
    • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer American Red Cross
  • The following certifications are preferred:
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard Management
    • American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor
    • Pool Operator (local, state or nationally recognized agency or organization)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Ability to instruct, assign, supervise and evaluate lifeguards in the performance of their duties
  • Understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures
  • Leadership and public relations skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • The ability to identify hazards and unsafe practices and to make suitable recommendations for minimizing or eliminating those hazards

Preferred Experience

  • Several years or seasons of lifeguarding experience
  • Several years of management experience with a knowledge of lifeguarding principles


  • Ensuring the safety of the facility patrons and lifeguard team
  • Supervising and training the lifeguard team
  • Supervising the daily facility safety inspection

Responsible to Lifeguard Manager and Aquatics director.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resume to [email protected].  Starting salary is $10 per hour.

No phone calls please. 

The JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

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