18 Apr 2024

Seasonal Lifeguard for Summer Camp

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio – Posted by GSNEO1 Peninsula, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Location: Camp Ledgewood (Peninsula, OH)

Compensation: $475 per week

Dates: June 9 to August 6, 2024

The Lifeguard will act as Lifeguard at both pool and lakefront. They will teach swimming & small craft skills, maintain pool, shower house and lake front. Current lifeguard certification and CPR-PR is required. A certification class will be offered at no charge for our new Lifeguards.

Major Accountabilities

  • Serves as lifeguard during free swims
  • Serves as Unit Counselor when not needed at waterfront
  • Teaches water safety
  • Participates in the general camp programs
  • Shares responsibility for night duty in the units as needed
  • Works in unit and camp programs when not on duty on the waterfront or taking allowed free time
  • Shares responsibility for pool and equipment maintenance
  • Reports all incidents/accidents to supervisor immediately
  • Responsible for completing and returning all records to the supervisor
  • Assist Camp Director in evaluating the current season staff and help make recommendations for next season
  • Maintains Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, and the American Camp Association standards at all times
  • As a member of Girl Scouts of the United States of America, ensure that diversity and pluralism is embraced and incorporated into the work
  • Performs other duties as assigned to promote the successful implementation of Girl Scouts of North East Ohio’s goals/objectives
  • Responsible for the welfare, safety, and cleanliness of each individual and camper in unit. Follows and enforces all recommended health guidelines, including handwashing and cleaning/sanitizing as needed.


  • Minimum age 16
  • Hold current certifications in CPR and first aid for lifeguards (certification class will be offered at no charge)
  • Current lifeguard or swim instructor certification as well as current CPR and first aid for lifeguards from a nationally recognized body
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully handle conflict resolution at all levels with a variety of people, including external customers
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate the written and spoken word with tact, diplomacy, and/or authority when necessary
  • Well disciplined, able to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter
  • Able to work under pressure of many priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work well as a part of a team
  • Knowledge of the Girl Scout program preferred
  • Ability to meet schedule requirements, including flexible work week, early hours, nights, and weekends
  • Acts with enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, flexibility and self-control

How to Apply

Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/cb63ce9d-080f-4fe8-9e6f-808647e67295/Girl-Scouts-of-North-East-Ohio    

Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Seasonal. Salaries: Less than $5,000.

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