Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Top 3 Lifeguards Jobs

  • Lifeguards Boulder YMCA - YMCA of Northern Colorado - Boulder, CO

    Our Lifeguards serve as advocates for the safety and wellbeing of our members and guests, and you will ensure that the Y's pools are a friendly, welcoming environment for all to play, learn and build ...

  • Lifeguards - Raritan Bay Area YMCA - YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION RARITAN BAY AREA - Perth Amboy, NJ

    The Raritan Bay Area YMCA is currently accepting applications / resumes for Lifeguards for our Aquatics Program. The Raritan Bay Area YMCA has served the ever-evolving needs of our community since ...

  • Lifeguards Cheyenne YMCA - YMCA of Northern Colorado - Cheyenne, WY

    The Cheyenne Family YMCA has openings for Lifeguards . Our guards serve as advocates for the safety and wellbeing of our members and guests, and you will ensure that the Y's pools are a friendly ...

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What They Do

Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes, to provide assistance and protection to participants.


Salary

  • 2020 employment: 117,500
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $25,630

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 28,700
  • Growth rate: 24 percent (Much faster than average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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