Lifeguards - Free Certification Available
YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center

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Lifeguards - Free Certification Available

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center
Estes Park Center, Colorado
$240.00 / week
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts soon! (Apr 27, 2020)

We hire lifeguards on an ongoing basis.

preferred start date April 2020.

Position Summary: Lifeguard is responsible for supervising our indoor pool with maximum capacity of 100. Must hold current lifeguard certification from either American Red Cross or YMCA*

Essential Functions / Requirements:

  • We will train/certify lifeguards. However, upon arrival you must be able to demonstrate that you are a strong swimmer and are able to:
  • Swim 300 yards continuously, using a correct breaststroke or front crawl. (not timed)
  • Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds
  • You must be able to pass the written and practical exam at the end of the class before you will be employed as a guard. Applicants unable to pass either exam may receive an offer of employment in a different department
  • Employees leaving for any reason prior to the end of their work agreement may be charged $200 for the cost of the Lifeguard Certification
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds


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