Head Lifeguard

POSITION:  Head Lifeguard


DATE POSTED:  March 10, 2020


WAGES:  $11.25 - $11.50 per hour

HOURS:  Varies


DEFINITION:  Head Lifeguards will report directly to Merrifield Pool Supervisor and Director of Aquatics for the pool season.


  1. Oversee the daily activities of all lifeguards
  2. Ensure the safety of all patrons
  3. Identify potential accident hazards
  4. Enforce all policies, rules, and regulations in a consistent manner.
  5. Handle discipline situation with courtesy and fairness
  6. Respond quickly, intelligently, decisively and in accordance with the established emergency action plan.
  7. Administer first aid and CPR as necessary
  8. Participate in regular in-service training sessions
  9. Inspect the facility and report any irregular activity or unsafe conditions/equipment to the Supervisor or Director


  1. Two years of prior lifeguard experience
  2. CPR, First Aid, AED, and Lifeguard Certified
  3. Exhibits dependability, punctuality, teamwork, and enthusiasmPass a background check and drug screen


  1. Employee must be able to stand, walk, and climb stairs, stoop, bend, and lift up to 25 pounds unassisted.
  2. The employee must have the ability to accommodate to changing climate including inclement weather.


Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:


Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Fax: (574) 254-0197

Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov


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