HB Indoor Lifeguard

Centegra Health System Mchenry , IL 60296

Posted 5 months ago

Job Summary: To provide for the welfare and safety of all participants in and about the swimming areas. Lifeguards must have a clear understanding of the rules, regulations, and operational and emergency procedures and be able to enforce those rules and procedures. Customer service and safety are our primary concerns.

Job Qualifications


  • Must have a current American Red Cross or other acceptable lifeguarding certification.

  • Must have current CPR/First aid for the Professional Rescuer.

  • Must have strong water skills and maintain top physical fitness level.


  • A minimum of two years of guarding experience in a pool environment.

  • Experience with monitoring water apparatus such as: fountains, slides, and geysers.

  • Experience with pool maintenance.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Individuals should be serious in their attitude toward their job responsibilities and have aptitude for thinking clearly in emergency situations.

  • Responsible for the rescue and emergency care of any accident victim in and about the pool.

  • Accurate reporting of any occurrence in accordance with Health Bridge policy.

  • Preventing accidents by encouraging situations that are within the guidelines of established safety procedures.

  • Must attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as assigned by manager and will be held accountable for all information given at meetings and trainings.

  • Accept responsibility for all assignments given by Pool Manager or Head Lifeguard.

  • Responsible for following prescribed daily pool maintenance duties and notifying the appropriate Manager if any readings are not normal.

  • Opening and closing guards will have specified duties that will be required, that include but are not limited to the following: pool and deck cleaning, locker room cleaning, stacking of deck furniture, etc.

  • Guards will project themselves with an aura of authority, while maintaining a positive image through tact and genuine concern for the pool users.

  • Required to cover both Indoor and Outdoor Pool hours as needed.

Marginal Job Duties:

  • Provide assistance for set up and breakdown of special events.

  • Available to help with facility rentals.

Physical Job Demands:

  • 20/20 vision, or corrected vision to 20/20.

  • Ability to hear sounds from 10' away.

  • Concentrate and pay attention to detail for a period of 4 hours.

  • Able to demonstrate the use of any rescue or first aid procedure.

  • Able to swim a distance of two lengths of the pool without rest.


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HB Indoor Lifeguard

Centegra Health System