Jewish Senior Services
  • The J Fitness Club
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Per Diem
  • Flex Hours

SUMMARY: The role of a life guard position is part time, whose main objectives are guarding all individuals, in and around the pool area, as well as pool safety and assistance with maintenance. Must be have the ability to teach and motivate ages 15-100 and be current with AMR Water Safety, AMR Lifeguard, and CPR certifications. A minimum of 1 year experience required. Must have a willingness and desire to be part of a team environment.


Duties include but are not limited to:

-Maintaining continuous surveillance of people in the pool to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols

-Ensuring appropriate headcount of people involved in a watersport on an hourly basis

-Providing safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport

-Spotting hazards or potential hazards and taking measures to prevent accidents

-Controlling and reporting unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior protocols

-Performing rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents including First Aid, CPR and AED if needed

-Maintaining accurate records of pool use and chemical levels

-Teaching swimming techniques and safety education to new swimmers

-Creating and executing ideas on how to increase attendance in your class

-Checking safety of rescue tubes and buoys and perform needed maintenance

-Ensuring that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place

-Communicating to the membership, all upcoming events, membership specials and new classes when needed

-Committing to checking work email a minimum of once a day

-Reports to Fitness Director


Schedule can vary: Days/Evenings

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456,