Lifeguard | Indianola YMCA at YMCA of Greater Des Moines in Indianola, Iowa

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

There's nothing like working at the Y!
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Our staff members are people who drive this cause - it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference - every day.
EVERY position positively impacts others at the Y - JOIN US, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

HOURS/DAYS SCHEDULE: Shifts available weekday mornings, afternoon & evenings, and weekends.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 19, 2021 -Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


As a Lifeguard, you will have the opportunity to provide everyone with a safe place to swim, learn, grow and play. You will maintain a safe swimming environment in the pool, on the pool deck and the surrounding areas. You will be able to relate to people in a positive manner to build relationships with all who enter the pool.


Enforce rules and procedures.
Keep pool and pool deck free of obstructions and safety hazards.
Maintain constant surveillance of the water and pool deck areas.
Handle equipment as assigned to ensure safety.
Record chemical readings.
Know emergency procedures and is able to demonstrate them.
Maintain emergency equipment.
Respond to all emergencies.
Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff person.
Demonstrate and support the objectives of the Association as embodied in the mission statement and values