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Lifeguard in Fort Wayne, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job Description


REPORTS TO:     Camp Supervisor/Waterfront Coordinator

SUPERVISES: Waterfront



  1. Attend pre-camp training session and assist the Waterfront Coordinator with beach in- service training of staff.
  2. Follow and enforce all swimming area rules and policies in a positive manner.
  3. Ensure that the gates to the swimming area are closed during beach activities.
  4. Complete and submit swimming evaluation sheets to the Waterfront coordinator for each camper prior to the end of each session. (This includes Red Cross lists).
  5. Assume responsibility for, and plan for, group and individual swimming lessons as directed.
  6. Perform lifeguarding duties as assigned for swimming and boat area during morning and afternoon free times, lake parties, and special events and activities as scheduled.
  7. Deal with emergency situations with dispatch and management plan in a professional, calm manner.
  8. Facilitate organization of buddy board and buddy checks every 15 minutes.
  9. Maintain good attendance during employment
  10. All other duties as assigned.


  1. Act in a supervisory capacity at the swimming area over all other counselors and campers.
  2. Assist with waterfront area maintenance and provide care to lifeguarding equipment.
  3. Assist with beach games, relays, races, etc.


  1. High School diploma or GED
  2. Current Lifeguard certificate
  3. WSI preferred
  4. Valid driver license
  5. Work permit needed if under 18 years of age


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