New York, NY

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New York, NY 10017
United States

Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Part Time
Job Description

Company Information:

The Yale Club of New York City is conveniently located in the heart of midtown Manhattan right across the street from Grand Central Station and a short walking distance from Port Authority in Times Square, which makes it a perfect location for commuters. 

The Yale Club was formed in 1897 to maintain a clubhouse for the use and benefit of alumni from Yale University. Our grand 22-story building opened its doors in 1915 and has become a home away from home for thousands of Yale alumni over the past century and now welcomes 14,000 members and reciprocal members. We strive daily to make these experiences memorable.

Our staff is a group of dedicated, high performing professionals who make the Club a special place for members and foster an enjoyable work environment for all.

The Yale Club of New York City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Yale Club makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs.

Position Overview:

The Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of all swimmers using the Club pool. The individual is responsible for the proper opening and/or closing of the pool facility, maintaining the pool space, and assisting members and their guest while they are using the pool.

Specific Job Accountabilities:

  • Greet all members warmly, enthusiastically and by name (smiling, eye contact), maintaining an atmosphere that motivates long-term participation and member retention.
  • Is present and alert while Members are swimming during assigned hours of operation.
  • Recognize and respond effectively in emergency situations.
  • Communicate and enforce all pool policies and rules in a personable and professional manner.
  • Maintains cleanliness of area surrounding the pool; responsible for vacuuming the pool on a regular basis.
  • Checks chemical levels in pool water and report same to supervisor and/or engineering staff, along with water temperature.
  • Opens and closes the area entrances and exits at start and end of operating hours.
  • Maintain and restock first aid kit supplies and all necessary life saving devices required by law to have at poolside.
  • Document any incidents and/or injuries.
  • Additional tasks as assigned by the Fitness and Wellness Director and the Squash Pro.

Job Requirements
Job Requirements:
• Must be dependable and reliable; ability to work the schedule as assigned.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Dress appropriately for pool environment in uniform provided.
• Must possess a positive and caring service attitude.
• Must be attentive, friendly, courteous, respectful and helpful to members, guests and employees at all times.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English.
• Must possess good communications and customer service skills.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to cover staffing needs that arise including nights and weekends.

Education and Experience:
• High School or equivalent education required
• Minimum of two years experience as a Lifeguard.
• Certified in CPR and First Aid
• Lifeguard Training Certificate
• BLS Certificate for Employment
• OSHA required Gamma Globulin Shots for Hepatitis B

Salary: Commensurate of position.
Work Schedule: Fridays 10am to 5pm; Saturdays 8:30am to 5pm.

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