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Summer Lifeguards - We Train & Certify!
Gordon JCC
801 Percy Warner Blvd
Nashville, TN 37205

Principal Responsibilities:

This is a summer position with both part-time and full-time hours.The Summer Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of members and guests by guarding their area of responsibility; responding to any level of incident or emergency around the pool areas and/or facility; enforcing our established rules in a fair and polite manner; checking and recording pool chemicals; being responsive to member and guest requests; maintaining communication and relationships with other staff/members/guests; and any other tasks assigned by the Aquatics Director, Asst. Aquatics Director, Head Lifeguard or any other member of the Aquatics and/ orJCC leadership team.The lifeguard is expected to be fully involved in other duties and activities as part of the Aquaticsstaff. Above all is patron safety. Summer Lifeguards work in both our indoor and outdoor saltwater pools and our children's pools. We provide full lifeguard training and certification at a subsidized rate.


Minimum Qualifications:

Must be at least 15 years of age & Possess an American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification. This shall include LG, CPR for the professional rescuer, AED and first aid. Candidates selected will be required to complete Oxygen delivery certification within 30 days of hire.

Ability to work flexible hours with evening, weekend, and holiday work required; ability to appear on time forwork; appear to work in professional, approved uniform, looking neat and clean

Must possess an outgoing personality; treat other with kindness and respect; be courteous and tactful at all times; ability to exercise independent judgement within the limits of the position; ability to make quick decisions and act quickly in rescue situations

Ability to understand and follow posted rules, procedures and directions. Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Attention to details; pride in appearance and work place

Ability to maintain accurate record keeping, such as time sheets, chemical records, daily duties, etc.

Ability to pass pre-employment testing that may consist of, but not limited to, a background check, drug screening, and a physical skills evaluation screening.

Any other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director, Asst. Aquatics Director, Head Lifeguard or any other member of the Aquatics and/or JCC leadership team

Agency Information:

The Gordon JCC is at the center of Jewish life in Nashville, providing recreational, educational, social and cultural programs and services to over 1,700 member families. Located on a beautiful 52-acre campus in west Nashville, it is a place where all are welcome to join, play and learn side by side with their Jewish neighbors. Camp Davis, established in 1930s, provides a day camp experience for hundreds of school-age children each summer.