Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Recently posted lifeguards jobs

  • Jr. and Sr. Lifeguards - New Birth of Freedom Council - Dillsburg, PA

    Lifeguards are responsible for overseeing all aquatic operations at camp including the pool and waterfront. Key duties include ensuring swimmer safety, and instructing Scouts in proper swimming and ...

  • 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 - Anoka-Hennepin School District - Anoka, MN

    Lifeguards Part-Time - Casual hrs as needed Duties: Responsible for implementing American Red Cross "Lifeguarding Today", preventative lifeguarding and equipment based rescues and post rescue care

  • Lifeguards - Hotel Pool Management - Demarest, NJ

    We are looking for qualified lifeguards who will work at a private club in Demarest, NJ. You need to have the necessary certifications and available to start full-time from Memorial Day Weekend

  • Lifeguards - YMCA of the Twin Tiers - Bradford, PA

    NOW HIRING LIFEGUARDS for the Bradford YMCA! POSITION SUMMARY: Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, on the deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes ...

  • Lifeguard - Burlingame Aquatic Club - Burlingame, CA

    Current Lifeguard Certification (Required) Work Location: In person

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What They Do

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


  • 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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