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Lifeguard- Min Age 15 & 16

High Sierra Pools | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 4/02/2024

Lifeguard Job Description

Join our team this summer at High Sierra Pools! We are currently looking for lifeguards, pool managers, and area lifeguards to join our Arlington area team. Our rates for certified lifeguards are among the highest in the industry.

If you’ve got good swimming skills and are looking for a fun summer job where you can make a difference in your community, this is the job for you. Flexible summer/seasonal schedules are available including full-time, part-time, and weekend-only work.

Lifeguard Duties and Responsibilities:

• Opening and closing the pool each day according to scheduled hours
• Regularly treat the pool with the correct amount of chemicals
• Closely monitoring activities related to the pool area, identifying any safety issues throughout shift
• Directing swimmers out of water in dangerous conditions
• Closely monitoring weather reports to make sure guests remain safe
• Organizing and overseeing pool parties
• Providing swim lessons and coaching swim team when applicable
• Maintaining a clean pool environment


Lifeguard Skills and Qualifications:


  • Valid Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR-AED, and Bloodborne Pathogens certificate
  • Must be at least 16 years of age (Some locations might have opportunities for 15 year olds)
  • Two or more years of lifeguard experience
  • Current ARC certification
  • Lifeguarding or Shallow Water lifeguarding certification class
  • Positive attitude: ready to help others and solve challenges
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment in-water practical skills test
    • Experience coaching swim teams and teaching swimming lessons
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug testing


A few more job perks:


  • Competitive pay based on experience, availability, position and pool- up to $18.50/hour
  • Advancement opportunities
    • Discounted lifeguard certification- Not certified yet? No problem! We run courses and offer discounted pricing to our employees
    • Flexible shifts – work part-time, full-time or weekends-only. Hours are typically mid-day, but some pools offer split shifts
    • Work with friends and get paid for it! Refer a friend and get up to $150 for you plus $150 for your friend with our referral bonus program!


More info here:

Salary18.50 Hour
Job Type
Part-time | Full-time | Job Fair | Teen Job | Seasonal

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