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10 Oct 2023

Hours: Vary Lifeguard Instructor (part-time) – Harvard Recreation

HealthFitness – Posted by HealthFitness Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Lifeguard Instructor – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
As needed, up to 25 hrs/wk based on scheduled Lifeguard courses


Harvard Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, is looking for an enthusiastic, and passionate American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor to facilitate our certification classes on campus in Cambridge, MA.  In this position, you will be responsible for the instruction, leadership, supervision, control, and safety of all class participants. You will also be responsible for the appearance, presentation, and working order of all materials and equipment used for lifeguard instruction.  It will be your responsibility to observe and direct all class participants, and to provide feedback and appropriate correction as outlined in the responsibilities of the instructor in accordance with the American Red Cross standards.

If you are interested in getting certified as a Lifeguard Instructor, please click here for more information.


What you’ll need to have

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification required.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification required.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/ First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification required.
  • Previous lifeguarding instruction experience a plus. 
  • Ability to react to emergency situations by quick movements, strenuous activity, and on occasion assist or lift persons in distress of varying weights.
  • Able to interact with people of all ages in a positive manner.
  • Be dependable, alert, and adaptable
  • Demonstrates top notch instruction and possess excellent motivational skills.



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. 


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.


For the third consecutive year we were selected as a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune. The award is based exclusively on Trustmark/HealthFitness associate responses to an anonymous survey. The survey measured 15 key drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of an organization.

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Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Hours: Vary. Job Tags: cambridge, harvard, instructor, LGI, Massachusetts, and teaching. Salaries: Hourly.

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