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Aquatics Lifeguard

Benbrook YMCA, 1899 Winscott Road, Benbrook, Texas, United States of America Req #290
Monday, November 18, 2019
YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth Employment Application

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. 

This starting rate for this position is $9/hr and is subject to change depending on experience. 
You must be at least 16 years of age for this position.


  • Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model. Completes related reports as required.
  • Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  • Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  • Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  • Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  • Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Values - Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values.
  • Decision Making - Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
  • Quality Results - Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Self-Development - Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other reasonable association duties and will be responsible for implementation of the policies, procedures and standards established by the Metropolitan Board, the branch Board of Managers and the Association Leadership. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised at the discretion of management. This job description is not a written or implied contract.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Benbrook YMCA, 1899 Winscott Road, Benbrook, Texas, United States of America