Head Lifeguard

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-873947
    • Job Location: Centennial , CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: February 21, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Head Lifeguard Part-Time

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open.

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

$16.25 - $20.00 per hour

Do you have a passion for aquatics? If you answered YES, we have the opportunity for you! We are looking for trustworthy leaders who want to make positive connections with our patrons and program participants, and have a keen eye for safety, and set the tone for a safe environment for guests ranging from kids to seniors. The Head Lifeguard position is responsible for lifeguarding, water rescue, and safety procedures in the prevention of injuries and emergency situations at the pool facility. Head Lifeguards also complete daily maintenance and cleaning of the pool/facility and respond to questions and inquiries from the public. Head lifeguards are responsible for assisting with the supervision of the day-to-day operations of the pool and lifeguard staff. These duties include supervision of staff guarding and teaching lessons, checking and maintaining proper chemical readings, and enforcing District and pool rules with staff and patrons. Head Guards are responsible for the on-site operation of the pool in the absence of senior leadership and are expected to be available to handle any situations that arise. This position may assist with in-services and trainings. We are currently looking for all hours of operation: mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have previous aquatics/lifeguarding experience.
  • Possess a professional and welcoming demeanor.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with the public and other team members.
  • Can work independently.
  • Has the ability to swim to safety with a full-grown adult and remain calm in emergencies.
  • Can follow and enforce all pool standards and rules.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of lifeguarding experience required.
  • Must possess current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training.
  • Must successfully pass the District Water tests.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.