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YMCA of Centre County

Bellefonte

Human Services

Lifeguard

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Ray Carroll at rcarroll@ymcaocc.org

Job Description/Requirements

No matter what role you play at the Y, you’ll show up each day with the satisfaction of knowing your contributions are helping us empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in YOUR community.

The State College YMCA is currently accepting applications for part-time Lifeguards to be responsible for upholding safety rules, YMCA policies, accident prevention, and emergency response at our indoor pools. Staff are needed to fill a variety of shifts throughout the week.

Primary Responsibilities

-Remain physically and mentally alert, taking a proactive approach to searching for distressed swimmers and hazards.
-Successfully communicate with youth and adults to enforce pool rules and schedules.
-Remain calm, respond effectively, and give clear directions in an emergency situation.
-Maintain safety of pool environment by removing hazards that could lead to injury in or around the pool deck and halting any dangerous behavior displayed by patrons.
-Responsible for helping clean the pool facility, including vacuuming the pool and other duties as assigned.
-Remain physically capable of completing the prerequisite swim test as specified by the American Red Cross to ensure ability to respond in an emergency situation.

Qualifications

-At a minimum, some high school level education is required.
-Current lifeguard certification or ability to obtain a certification.

Salary/Benefits

-$10.00 - $12.00 per hour depending on the nature of shifts worked (2 guard shifts, AM shifts, head guard responsibilities, etc.)
-$16.00 - $25.00 per hour if serving as a swim lesson instructor – for those interested and qualified.
-403(b) retirement program.
-Reimbursement of lifeguard certification cost if completed in-house and for the purpose of serving as a YMCA of Centre County lifeguard.
-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.

How To Apply

Applications, inquiries, and resumes should be directed to Ray Carroll at rcarroll@ymcaocc.org.

The Y is a great place to work, gain experience in your field of interest, meet new friends, and strengthen your community. Apply today to join our team and our cause!

YMCA of Centre County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation/Benefits

-403(b) retirement program.
-Reimbursement of lifeguard certification cost if completed in-house and for the purpose of serving as a YMCA of Centre County lifeguard.
-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.