City of San Angelo Texas
  • Recreation - Municipal Pool
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 12.00/HR
  • Seasonal

Position will be open until filled.

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision of the Pool Manager and Assistant Pool Manager, the Lifeguard will be responsible for supervision of swimming activities at the Municipal Pool. It is the responsibility of the lifeguard to maintain and order discipline among the patrons by enforcing pool rules and constantly watching the public for its safety while in the aquatic facility. May assist in swim lessons.


  • Monitor and apply safety guidelines and proper rescue techniques to patrons in the aquatic facility.
  • Administer first aid or CPR according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency medical personnel when necessary.
  • Assist with front desk operation through positive public relations.
  • Perform basic maintenance procedures to assure public safety. Clean blood, urine, and fecal matter from pools, decking, floors, walls, and sinks.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the Municipal Pool including, but not limited to: opening and closing of the facility, assisting guests, providing programming information, and collecting fees.
  • Attend all regularly scheduled training sessions and audits.
  • Work in cooperation with the Pool Manager and Assistant Pool Manager.
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, including weekends and holidays. Schedule could include up to 40 hours per week. Scheduled hours will vary from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Position is seasonal.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard or Shallow Water Lifeguard certification required.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred.
  • Reliable transportation is required or a valid driver license with a good driving record.

Required Knowledge of:

  • Parks and Recreation Department operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Municipal aquatic facilities and services.
  • Principles and practices of life guarding.
  • Rescue methods and First Aid/CPR/AED techniques.
  • Customer service standards and protocol.
  • Processes for cleaning and maintaining pool facilities.

Required Skill in:

  • Serving as lifeguard and providing for the safety of swimmers.
  • Explaining and enforcing pool rules and regulations.
  • Administering First Aid and CPR to include the use of an AED.
  • Preparing departmental records and reports.
  • Participating in cleaning and maintaining pool facilities.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other staff, patron, and the general public.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

  • Ability to perform strenuous duties for extended periods of time.
  • Work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to pass physical test(s).

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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