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Position Information

Position Title


Position Type






Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 - $16.52 Hourly

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Fixed Term

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

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

Minimum Qualifications

• Skilled as a Lifeguard
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to effectively communicate with staff and patrons in spoken and written standard English
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Skilled in, or potential for working effectively with a diverse, multi-ethnic clientele

Under 18 with work permit, high school diploma or equivalent and 12 to 18 months related experience or required course work/certification. Required to possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate; current American Red Cross CPR / FPR Certificate. No substitutions. Lifeguarding certification is absolutely required.


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. A 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
• Trained and Certified to recognize life threatening situations and to perform lifesaving skills when necessary
• Responsible for passing the Natatorium minimum skills pre-hire requirement. Endurance Swim, Treading strength, 2 Victim Rescues, 10LB. brick retrieval from 13’ of water and CPR
• Responsible for maintaining a level of fitness required to perform life
• Enforces all rules and regulations of the College and Health Department
• Responsible for maintaining a level of fitness required to perform lifesaving skills as needed
• Responsible for participating in all in-service training required to maintain all lifesaving skills that are appropriate to an aquatic and fitness facility
• Checks deck equipment and puts away lesson equipment
• Cleans bleachers, water fountains, and windowsills
• Sweeps decks
• Cleans scum lines and skimmer baskets
• Wipes down weight room equipment and pads
• Dust mops racquetball courts
• Cleans marks off of the walls and floors of the racquetball courts
• Administers first aid when needed
• Performs related work as required

Job Requirements

Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate; current American Red Cross CPR / FPR Certificate.
Able to rescue 150 lbs. human from the water.

  1. During the modified re-opening of the Natatorium/Pool, must be able to work assigned shifts between the working days and times Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  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 the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the 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 must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. 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.

We are filling multiple positions.

This position is considered part-time regular, making persons who qualify for this position eligible for the College’s Tuition Waiver Program.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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
  3. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type

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