7 Dec 2022

Full Time (MIT Rec) Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

HealthFitness – Posted by HealthFitness at MIT in Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard, Cambridge, MA

Full-Time role with benefits, PTO & paid holidays!


What’s in your swim bag?


MIT Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, is looking for a full-time Swim Instructor & Lifeguard in Cambridge, MA. In this role, you will teach private and group swim lessons, seasonally assist with the MIT Summer Day Camp operations, lifeguard/monitor patrons, and support the Assistant Director of Programs with administration tasks for the learn to swim and private lesson programs. MIT is proud to host two aquatic facilities that include a 50-meter Olympic-size pool and 2 six-lane, 25-yard pools. Schedule is determined based on operational and seasonal needs of the program. Expected schedule is Saturday-Wednesday (September – May) and Monday-Friday during Summer Camp (June – August).


What’s needed:

  • 1+ years of experience teaching swimming.
  • Current Lifeguard certification from American Red Cross or YMCA.
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certifications obtained from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.
  • Must be at least 18 years old and possess a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience teaching both adults and child and experience lifeguarding in an aquatic facility.
  • This client site requires full COVID-19 vaccination and booster as an essential job function.


Our comprehensive benefit package includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401k including employer matching program, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays and PTO (starting at 3 weeks for full-time associates), volunteer paid time off and much more.




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 jobs@hfit.com 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

Join Our Team | HealthFitness Job ID: 20221665

Job Categories: Aquatics Instructor. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: #Aquatics, lifeguard, swim lessons, and Swim-Instructor. Salaries: Hourly.

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