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15 Dec 2023

Full Time Lead Lifeguard (full-time)

Tamara Langhorne/HealthFitness – Posted by HealthFitness Bentonville, AR

Job Description

Join our team onsite in a thriving facility focused on community & whole health! 

Lead Lifeguard, Bentonville, AR


Walmart’s Walton Family Whole Health & Fitness Center, managed by HealthFitness, is hiring for a full-time Lead Lifeguard. In this role, you’ll report to the Aquatics Director and perform all the critical duties of a Lifeguard while taking on additional departmental responsibilities and supervision. Key job functions include specialty program coordination, facility supervision, assisting with program administration, staff training, and certification. Schedule is Monday-Friday 12-9PM. Training, PTO & benefits!

What You’ll Do:

  • Monitor aquatic facilities patrons and ensuring their safety and well-being. Enforce and explain rules as necessary.
  • Perform chemical & pump room checks.
  • Collaborate with the aquatics team in the implementation of programs and initiatives.
  • Assist in lifeguard training & onboarding.
  • Quick handling of all injuries/incidents that occur in the Aquatic Center during shift and completing incident/accident reports. Administer first aid.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and training & maintain a professional attitude.
  • Additional duties as needed/assigned.

Role Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Lifeguarding with CPR/AED/First Aid for Professional Rescuers certification required.
  • Meet HealthFitness Fitness and Skill standards. Be dependable, alert and able to interact with people of all ages in a positive manner with strong customer service skills.
  • Ideal candidates will have guarded in an aquatic facility and have experience in pool water testing and cleaning.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook and working knowledge of the member management system, databases, and tools.
  • Lifeguard Instructor certification desired & may be required within 1 year of hire (HealthFitness will assist with costs of obtaining certification).
  • Applicants must meet hiring requirements including but not limited to pre-employment drug test. 

All lifeguards are required to perform a basic lifeguard skill test consisting of: 500-yard swim; Active, Passive, Submerged rescues; Spinal injury management in shallow and deep water; Other various techniques that were learned during the Lifeguard Training Program.



HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

Comprehensive benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401(k) with including employer matching, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays and PTO, volunteer paid time off and much more.

You may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 800-636-3304 or for assistance.

HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business.  EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran

How to Apply

Apply here- Lead Lifeguard (full-time) - Bentonville, Arkansas - Health Fitness Corporation (

Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: #Aquatics, benefits, lead, LGI, lifeguard, PTO, and supervisor. Salaries: Hourly.

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