Casual Lifeguard

York Swimming Academy Ltd.
Job Description

Post Title: Casual Lifeguard
Pay Grade: £10 per hour
Contract: Self-Employed


York Swimming Academy Ltd. are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and customer focused Casual Lifeguards to join our team within centres across York. Your primary role will be to supervise customers throughout our facilities, ensuring their safety and satisfaction at all times.

Main Duties:

• Supervise customers in the pool areas with constant vigilance to ensure total safety at all times;
• Advise customers of safety rules in relation to their behaviour, as required;
• Take responsibility for the rapid and effective application of lifesaving skills, as required;
• Occasionally attend to minor accidents, administer appropriate first aid treatment and make accurate, legible records;
• Effectively discharge specified responsibilities in the event of any emergency situation;
• Conduct safety checklist prior to the commencement of swimming lessons;
• As required, conduct pool water tests to produce accurate readings which are recorded legibly;
• Check changing and other customer areas to ensure cleanliness and customer satisfaction;
• Undertake cleaning tasks to ensure cleanliness and customer satisfaction, as necessary;
• Regularly receive verbal customer comments and ensure accurate records are made;
• Whilst on duty, wear the uniform provided, be well presented and perform duties in a professional and effective manner to ensure that customers receive the highest quality service at all times;


• Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people;
• Able to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision;
• Able to positively contribute to effective team work;
• Able to organise and prioritise key duties;
• Able to understand and interpret instructions;
• Able to demonstrate a good level of general fitness;

Knowledge & Qualifications:

• Hold and maintain the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, as condition of employment;
• First Aid qualified;
• Enhanced DBS checked;
• Awareness of Risk Assessments and Health & Safety guidelines;
• Knowledge of child protection and welfare issues; Additional Requirements
• Experience of lifeguarding duties/tasks;
• Experience of working with customers;
• Must attend monthly lifeguard training sessions;
• Must be at least 18 years of age;

To Apply:

Please send up to date CV and covering letter to