Lifeguard (Multiple Openings)
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University
affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive
campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human
community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons
who represent the breadth of human difference. The university
encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to
apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed
to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and
reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a
diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300
undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all
students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global
Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus,
noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50
miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley,
about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and
New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu
Susquehanna University Lifeguards will be responsible for
supervising and ensuring safety during scheduled pool hours.
- Ensure safety at all times and prevent injuries by supervising
aquatics area and implementing best practices.
- Report all incidents and concerns to the Aquatics Coordinator
and fill out an incident report form.
- Move the lane lines and flags when necessary for various
- Put the ramp into and pull it out of the water when necessary
(you are not expected to do this by yourself).
- Run the pool vacuum when asked to do so.
- Make sure the pool area is clean and tidy. Periodically wipe
down the yoga mats.
- Turn the lights out and lock up at the end of your
- Test pH and Chlorine levels during every single shift and
record them on the clipboard.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Must have current Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
from a credible source (e.g. American Red Cross). Ability to set
priorities and advocate team concepts, work collaboratively with
faculty and staff. Ability to effectively communicate in person and
High School graduate or current High School student 16 years of age
Requires bending, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, lifting up
to fifty (50) pounds, and climbing. High level of staff and guest
interaction and communication with all ages and diverse
populations. Must possess physical stamina to respond effectively
to emergency situations and work in a noisy, often hot, distracting
and stressful environment. You are expected to be able to maintain
your swim, rescue, CPR and First Aid skills throughout the duration
of your time working as a lifeguard at Susquehanna. Working
conditions are indoor.
Prior Lifeguard experience is preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Benefits Eligible: No
Number of Months: Other
Other Number of Months:
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: AH00866
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2809