8 Mar 2024

Part Time Deck & Safety Supervisor

Greater Somerset County YMCA – Posted by hr@somersetcountyymca.org 140 Mount Airy Road Basking Ridge NJ 07920

Job Description


An exciting opportunity to join the team of a progressive YMCA located in vibrant Somerset County, New Jersey. The YMCA is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With a 150-year-old history, Greater Somerset County YMCA (GSCY) is a pillar of the community and has seven locations across three counties, which collectively serve upwards of 30,000 individuals. GSCY has 100 full-time and 950 part-time employees along with operating revenues to $22+ million.

The Y empowers everyone—no matter who they are or where they are from. To fulfill our purpose of strengthening community for all, GSCY is committed to being an inclusive organization and leveraging our collective impact to address social inequities. To learn more about GSCY, visit our website: http://gscymca.org


The primary function of this position is to assist Aquatics Management with on-deck member engagement, supervision, and training of the Lifeguard staff. An additional key responsibility includes acting as the leader/first responder in the event of a medical, rescue or exposure emergency, either accidental or job-related in the Aquatics Area. This position is offering 30-36 hours a week. Shifts available 3-5 days a week, or more.

Deck Supervisor Shifts available:

(Flexibility required)

Monday’s: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Tuesday’s: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Wednesday’s: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday’s: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Friday’s: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Saturday’s: 8:30am – 2:00pm

Sunday’s: 8:30am – 12:00pm


  • Responsible for serving as on-deck supervisor of Lifeguards and/or Aquatic programs and activities either in conjunction with, or in the absence of Aquatics Management.
  • Responsible for leading Aquatics emergency response team in the event of a medical, rescue or exposure emergency.
  • Responsible for serving as on-deck point of contact for members and program participants and providing high-quality member engagement and a safety.
  • Assists with conducting Lifeguard orientation, in-service and on-the-job training.
  • Responsible for adhering to Somerset County YMCA quality standards, YMCA Aquatic safety standards and standards and guidelines set forth by the American Red Cross and/or American Heart Association in accordance with Somerset County YMCA policies and procedures.
  • Monitors pool chemical readings every two hours. Conducts daily pool equipment, slide and water feature inspections. Monitors pool filtration equipment in the absence of the Pool Technician or Aquatics Management (W/CPO Certification). Reports defects, chemical imbalances, equipment operation malfunctions and any other safety related matters to Aquatics Management.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the pool(s) and other natatoriums with Lifeguard assistance.
  • Responsible for assigning and implementing daily Lifeguard rotation schedule.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean pool environment to include cleaning all decks, equipment, stainless steel, and slides with the assistance of the Lifeguards.
  • Responsible for serving as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor as assigned by Aquatics Management.
  • Responsible to maintain all required certifications.
  • Responsible for attending trainings, seminars and meetings as required
  • Exhibits emotional and cognitive abilities to carry out job responsibilities. Establishes and maintains appropriate professional relationships, interpersonal skills to interact effectively with individuals and groups respecting social and cultural diversity and maintains appropriate boundaries.
  • Adheres and incorporates the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and educates members about the YMCA mission and goals.
  • Responsible for complying with all Somerset County YMCA Policies and Procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum age of 18
  • Minimum of two full years as a Lifeguard, preferably in a multiple-pool and/or water recreational facility
  • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and obtain Emergency Oxygen (within 30 days).
  • Current YMCA or ARC Lifeguard or equivalent
  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness
  • Must demonstrate Lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards
  • Certification as a Lifeguard Instructor preferred.

Benefits of working part-time at GSCY include:

  • FREE Individual Membership Access to any YMCA in the Nation.
  • 10% Discount on most programming at Greater Somerset County YMCA.
  • Access to one of the leading retirement programs “Y Retirement Fund” from the first day of employment.
  • Opportunities for professional development, mentoring, growth, and promotion throughout the YMCA Movement.
  • Supportive and inclusive community for people of all backgrounds and access to Employee Resource Networks.

Greater Somerset County YMCA is a drug free work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information who share our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Job Categories: Pool Attendant. Job Types: Part Time. Salaries: Hourly.

Job expires in 25 days.

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