Lifeguard Lead
Washington, PA

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WTS International
Washington, PA
United States

Job Description

Arch Amenities Group, the world's leading spa, fitness and leisure firm, is seeking a Head Lifeguard for a Fitness & Wellness facility in Washington, PA. The Head Lifeguard is responsible for providing a safe and fun environment for all participants utilizing the aquatic facility as well as overseeing the lifeguard team's schedules, daily tasks and operations.


  • Ensure safety of all swimmers by preventative measures and minimizing hazardous situations.
  • Enforcement of all pool rules and regulations in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Provide quick response to emergency situations in water/deck area.
  • Conduct ongoing maintenance: adjust feeders when necessary, check operations of pump and flow meter, vacuum pool, wash down deck and pump room, clean stainless steel and filters, record pool readings, etc.
  • Be knowledgeable on all aquatic information and programming.
  • Display a professional appearance with appropriate dress/uniform.
  • Is timely and punctual when reporting to work.
  • Ensure the aquatic area is safe, clean and orderly.
  • Oversee the schedules for the lifeguarding staff
  • Oversee the daily tasks and operations of the lifeguard staff
  • Assist in hiring and training the lifeguard staff
  • Act as a liason between Fitness Director and the lifeguard staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school education or comparable work experience
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Valid standard First Aid certification
  • Valid Lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross
  • Certified Pool Operator certificate
  • Effective leadership skills and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
  • Able to show initiative and make decisions, must be able to trouble shoot and anticipate problems
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards job and facility
  • Maintain a character of professionalism and confidence, with a tactful ability to communicate with participants.
  • Demonstrate the ability to cooperate and work with others.
  • Demonstrate consistent integrity, dependability, responsibility and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Possess effective verbal/written communication and expression.
  • Adaptable and flexible under stressful and/or unusual situations.
  • Ability to sit for long periods
  • Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury
  • This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Normal work hours: varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays

Facility/Job Highlights

Arch Amenities Group is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse work force.
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