Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Top 3 Lifeguards Jobs

  • Lifeguards - Foothill-De Anza Community College District - Los Altos, CA

    Lifeguards Wanted Foothill College Community Education is looking for part-time lifeguards for our Community Education program willing to earn some extra income. This position is ideally suited for ...

  • NOW HIRING POOL LIFEGUARDS & INSTRUCTORS @ McMenamins Anderson School! - McMenamins Anderson School - Bothell, WA

    McMenamins ANDERSON SCHOOL is now hiring POOL LIFEGUARDS /INSTRUCTORS! McMenamins is a family-owned company in Oregon and Washington serving our own handcrafted beer, wine, cider, spirits and coffee ...

  • 2022 Lifeguards Needed!!! - USA Management - San Marino, CA

    Secure Your Lifeguard Job Today with Go Lifeguarding!!! San Marino, CA Calling All Athletes/Students/Seniors/Veterans looking for Full or Part-Time work. Come join a team of super hero's. Best ...

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What They Do

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


  • 2014 employment: 141,300
  • May 2015 median annual wage: $19,500

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2014–24:

  • Number of new jobs: 9,500
  • Growth rate: 7 percent (As fast as 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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