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Certified Lifeguard

Long Island City, NY 11101

Job Description

As a certified lifeguard, your primary responsibility is to maintain a safe swimming environment by enforcing all rules and regulations of the pool and surrounding area.

In addition to rule enforcement, a certified pool lifeguard may be responsible for chemical maintenance and record-keeping. A lifeguard is also responsible for inspecting the facility on a daily basis and reporting any unsafe conditions or faulty equipment to the office.


To be a lifeguard, you must:

  • Be a minimum of 15 years old (16 in NY and VA)
  • Have or obtain Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.

We offer discounted lifeguard training and CPR certification courses for all employees! Some areas may require additional training, apply today for more information.


Available certified lifeguard jobs and more

We have certified lifeguard jobs for first-time lifeguards and veteran lifeguards. Get your foot in the door of the aquatics industry by applying to a job near your home.

  • Part-time lifeguard
  • Full-time lifeguard

Why Lifeguard with Guard for Life?

Are you looking for the perfect summer job? Become a certified lifeguard with a Guard for Life Company and enjoy your summer by the pool.

  • A lifeguard is a fun and flexible position
  • The perfect job for high school students, college students and adults with flexible summer schedules.
  • A lifeguard job can be seasonal or year-round depending on job availability in your area.
  • Guard for Life companies also offer opportunities for advancement. A lifeguard can move up to become a head lifeguard, supervisor, staffing assistant, lifeguard instructor and other great aquatics positions!

In fact, our CEO — and many of our company presidents — started out as a lifeguard.


Lifeguard Training Available

We offer discounted lifeguard training and CPR certification courses for all employees! Some areas may require additional training, apply today for more information.


Note: To be considered for this location, please enter a city, state, zip code or name of pool in the “Pool or Area Preference” field on the application.

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