WTS International

  • Lifeguard

    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/28/2019 12:45 PM)
    Washington, DC 20009
    Position Type
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Lifeguard is responsible for providing a safe and fun environment for all participants utilizing the aquatic facility.


    • Ensure safety of all swimmers by preventative measures and minimizing hazardous situations.
    • Enforcement of all pool rules and regulations in a polite and courteous manner.
    • Provide quick response to emergency situations in water/deck area.
    • Conduct ongoing maintenance:  adjust feeders when necessary, check operations of pump and flow meter, vacuum pool, wash down deck and pump room, clean stainless steel and filters, record pool readings, etc.
    • Be knowledgeable on all aquatic information and programming.
    • Display a professional appearance with appropriate dress/uniform.
    • Is timely and punctual when reporting to work.  

    • Ensure the aquatic area is safe, clean and orderly.
    • Other duties as assigned


    • High school education or comparable work experience
    • Valid CPR certification
    • Valid standard First Aid certification
    • Valid Lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross
    • Certified Pool Operator certificate
    • Effective leadership skills and a strong work ethic
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational
    • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
    • Able to show initiative and make decisions,  must be able to trouble shoot and anticipate problems
    • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards job and facility
    • Maintain a character of professionalism and confidence, with a tactful ability to communicate with participants.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cooperate and work with others.
    • Demonstrate consistent integrity, dependability, responsibility and be able to meet deadlines.
    • Possess effective verbal/written communication and expression.
    • Adaptable and flexible under stressful and/or unusual situations.
    • Ability to sit for long periods
    • Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury
    • This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk
    • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Normal work hours:  varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays

    Facility/Job Highlights

    WTS International, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse work force.


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