City of Pearland, TX
  • 10-Oct-2018 to 02-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Aquatics
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $9.72
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Non-Exempt

The bustling City of Pearland, TX is looking for five (5) fabulous PT LIFEGUARDS!  If you are an experienced swimmer with an eagle eye to detect danger in and around large swimming pool areas, you have a customer centric focus, and have the ability to multi-task, this may be a fun and rewarding job for YOU!



JOB SUMMARY:  Monitors activities and performs services at the pool area to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers and customers.  Provides a high level of customer service with a winning attitude.  Assists in creating positive experiences for the patrons by ensuring a safe, welcoming and fun environment.


  • Regular and timely attendance at work, as scheduled.
  • Provides exemplary customer service to all facility users including, but not limited to, members, class members, facility rentals and school district and club athletes and coaches.
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe use of the pool.  Actively monitors for swimmers in distress.  Assists and/or rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid and CPR. 
  • Maintains order in swimming areas by enforcing facility rules and regulations.  Inserts and removes lane lines as needed.
  • Performs daily maintenance functions of cleaning deck, restrooms, grounds, and building, etc.  Determines chlorine content and pH value of water with water testing kit and logs information appropriately.  Immediately reports unsafe equipment, facility, chemical, etc. issues to management.
  • Participates in required in-service trainings and other meetings.  Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to remain calm under stress; ability to monitor vital signs of an individual; ability to accurately see objects at a distance; ability to verbally communicate in an effective and professional manner with the general public.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.  Ability to follow oral and written directions.  Ability to work mornings, days, evenings and or weekends as required.
  • Knowledge of water safety techniques, lifesaving and rescue methods; knowledge of first-aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) methods.  Knowledge of the methods, chemicals, tools, and equipment used in the operation, and maintenance of public swimming pool facilities; knowledge of pool use and policies and regulations.
  • Ability to operate a backboard, rescue tubes, first aid supplies, cash register, concessions equipment, lane lines, time clock, cleaning supplies, water testing kit.  Skill in applying emergency aid and lifesaving measures; skill in water rescue methods; skill in swimming.


  • Minimum age for consideration is 16 years of age. 
  • Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding is preferred, or the ability to obtain within two (2) weeks of hire date. 
  • Requirement for pre-interview swimming test:    1) Swim 300 yards continuously using only front crawl or breaststroke; 2) Swim 20-25 yards, submerge to 13 feet of depth, retrieve a 10 pound weight, and return to the starting point while holding the weight with both hands.  There is a time limit of 100 seconds to complete this test. 3) Tread water for two (2) minutes with no hands.


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