26 Jun 2024

Part Time Lifeguard (part-time) – Harvard Recreation

Tamara Langhorne/HealthFitness – Posted by HealthFitness Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Lifeguard – Harvard Recreation (Cambridge, MA)
Part-time, 5-20 hrs/wk
Looking to earn some extra money?

Harvard Recreation, managed by HealthFitness is looking for part-time Lifeguards to join the aquatics team on-campus in Cambridge, MA. In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of patrons using Harvard University’s Aquatics facilities, including the Malkin Athletic Center and Blodgett Pool. You’ll work with a team, assist with maintenance projects, perform customer service, and help to create a safe and healthy environment while on duty. Flexible schedule 5-20 hour per week.

Harvard’s Aquatics team will be holding Lifeguard Certification Courses on-site for individuals who want to become a Lifeguard. 


What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain constant and active surveillance of pool users and visitors, with emphasis on the prevention of accidents and injuries.
  • Help to maintain order in the pool and enforce all facility rules and policies.
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of pool users and visitors in the event of an accident, injury or other emergency.
  • Give aid to those in distress and administer CPR and/or first aid as needed.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.


What you’ll need:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Lifeguard certification from ARC or willingness to obtain Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid certification from American Red Cross.
  • 1 year experience preferred.
  • Meet Harvard Fitness and Skill standards.
  • Attend lifeguard orientation session.
  • Be dependable, alert and able to interact with people of all ages in a positive manner.
  • Ability to navigate electronic onboarding and timecard systems required.

Compensation: $20 per hour


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Job Categories: lifeguard. Job Types: Part Time. Job Tags: ARC, boston, collegiate, guard, Massachusetts, red cross, and training. Salaries: Hourly.

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