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Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2024

Job Details

Vassar College


Department: Athletics and Physical Education
Duration of Position: Temporary
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Temporary
Posting Date: 05/15/2023
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS374P
Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Lifeguard. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall safety of all patrons in the pool area. Job responsibilities include:
  • Arriving promptly each day for scheduled shift
  • Closely monitoring activities related to the pool area, identifying any safety issues throughout shift
  • Directing swimmers out of water in dangerous conditions
  • Maintaining a clean pool environment
  • Enforcing rules to ensure all patrons are safe
  • Act as a first responder in the events of an emergency in the pool

Required Qualifications
  • Current Lifeguard certification
  • CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment in-water practical skills test

Preferred Qualifications
  • One or more years of lifeguard experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at:



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