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Position Information

Position Title

Lifeguard On-Call

Position Type



Auxilliary Services and Event Management



Union/Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 to $16.52/hourly

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Responsible for ensuring the safety of all patrons in the pool area and keeping the facility clean.

Minimum Qualifications

Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
  • Watches over all swimmers and reacts accordingly.
  • Enforces all rules and regulations of the College and Health Department.
  • Checks deck equipment and puts away lesson equipment.
  • Cleans bleachers, water fountains, and windowsills.
  • Sweeps and buckets decks.
  • Cleans pool gutters and skimmer baskets.
  • Wipes down weight room equipment and pads.
  • Participate in in-service training for staff as well as testing Lifeguard proficiency.
  • Dust mops courts.
  • Clean court walls and floors.
  • Administers first aid when needed.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Must be willing to set up and remove equipment for scheduled pool activities.
  • Must be willing to perform required maintenance tasks as assigned by Natatorium management.
  • Ensures a safe and clean environment for patrons.
  • Responsible for setting up and taking down equipment, lane makers, and bulkhead for activities.
  • Assures maximum safety of all Natatorium patrons.
  • Informs Natatorium management of any needed repairs or needed supplies.
  • Provides customer service as a representative of the College
  • Maintains all required certifications and licenses.
Job Requirements

1. Must be available to work Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8:30am and 8:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
4. A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff in allied health, athletics, and first responders must be vaccinated against COVID -19 . As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current American Red Cross CPR Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Will you require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type

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