Lifeguard - Recreation & Wellness - 500034

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Lifeguard - Recreation & Wellness - 500034


Responsible for the supervision and operations of the pool and pool area during operating hours. The lifeguard will ensure the safety of patrons in and around the pool area.


  • Open facility and greet patrons upon their arrival, to include notifying the on-duty Facility Manager to unlock the pool.
  • Enforce facility rules and regulations regarding the safe and proper use of the pool, deck and diving boards. Oversee activities in and around the pool at all times.
  • Serve as a first responder in the event of an emergency.
  • Complete facility participation reports.
  • Secure the facility upon closing, to include notifying the on-duty Facility Manager to lock the pool.
  • Administer facility evaluations.
  • Attend and participate in departmental employee training programs.


  • Current Lifeguard/First Aid certification
  • Current CPR/AED certification


  • Some High School
  • Previous experience lifeguarding is preferred


  • Part-time, temporary, non-exempt position
  • Hours may be scheduled from 6:00 AM - midnight, Monday-Sunday on an as-needed basis
  • Peak periods are summer and during break/holidays
  • This position works less than 1,000 hours per year

Pay Grade 1
To see more detailed salary information please review the University of Richmond's Compensation Structure.

Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE




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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 4/28/2020
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