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Lifeguard and Swim Instructor***$250 SIGN ON BONUS *** COMPETITIVE PAY***

Category: Elementary Education
School: Merryhill School
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date Opened: Jun 20, 2022
Job ID: 13350

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Merryhill School is looking for an observant, safety-minded, water-savvy Lifeguard for the Summer to ensure the safety of students both in and around the pool during summer camp. 

DURATION:  3 months
HOURS: 2:30PM-6:00PM


  • Remain stationed at opposite ends or sides of the pool at all times.
  • Follow the 5-5-5 rule of stand for 5 minutes, sit for 5 minutes, and walk for 5 minutes.
  • Our Lifeguard does not sit, stand, or walk any further than 1 foot away from the edge of the pool at any time.
  • Keep all children in the pool area within visual sight at all times.
  • Lock the pool area at any time when there is no lifeguard present in the pool area.
  • Supervise all children scheduled to be in the pool area for class swim times and swim lessons.
  • Ensure that children are scheduled for swim lessons and are brought to and from the pool.
  • Begin all lessons on time.
  • Ensure swimming lessons are effective, safe, and fun
  • Arrive at the pool on time to meet the camp counselor and campers when arriving at the pool area.
  • Ensure that children are taken from the pool area by their camp counselor and are not alone.
  • Check the pool chemicals daily and keep a daily record of these pool inspections.
  • Check the filter traps and clear any rocks or other debris from the bottom of the pool.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the pool area and remove any items and articles that are left behind by students.


  • Minimum one (1) year of Lifeguard experience.
  • Certification as a Lifeguard.
  • CPR certification and prior lifeguard experience.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • CPO certification a plus.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and communication skills. Creates a responsive and productive working relationship with parents, children, teachers, other staff, and the local community through remaining accessible and communicating clearly and concisely.
  • Utilizes technology to effectively communicate with staff, parents, and the administrative team.
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