City of Goose Creek
  • Goose Creek, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Free recreation center membership and some golf privileges!!

Have a fun summer at the pool in Goose Creek!


Position responsible for monitoring the activities at the swimming pool to assist swimmers, to include supervising Lifeguards, and takes precautions to prevent accidents.


  • Supervises Lifeguards;
  • Safeguard's patrons and regulates conduct at the pool;
  • Rescue's swimmers in distress and performs first aid as necessary;
  • Provides customer service to members and visitors at the pool;
  • Tests the water quality in the pool and maintains records;
  • Assists with Programs throughout the City of Goose Creek.
  • Inspects facility for cleanliness and performs routine cleaning;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Lifeguard Certification; required, American Red Cross, preferred; *
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, required; *
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and special events when applicable;
  • One-year experience working as a lifeguard;
  • Water Safety Instruction certification preferred.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License.

* Lifeguard and First Aid/CPR can be obtained through the City of Goose Creek Recreation Department.


  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of water rescue methods.
  • Knowledge of life guarding and First Aid.
  • Ability to teach swim classes.
  • Ability to supervise staff.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting.
  • Ability to save swimmers in distress.
  • Ability to provide basic first aid.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to provide customer service to include problem solving and dispute resolution when necessary.
  • Ability to provide quality, courteous customer service, to include handling difficult customers.
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment.


The work is typically performed outdoors with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside and/or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, and noise and vibration.


Constantly requires hearing, vision, and talking. Frequently requires carrying, fine dexterity, handling/grasping, and standing. Occasionally requires lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, sitting, and walking/running. Rarely requires twisting, bending, climbing, crawling, crouching and stooping, kneeling, balancing, and using foot controls. Heavy strength demands include exerting up to 10 pounds constantly, up to 20 pounds frequently, 20-50 pounds occasionally, and 50-100 pounds rarely.


Constantly requires frequent change of tasks, working in noisy/distracting environments, and working closely with others as a part of a team. Frequently requires performing under time pressures. Occasionally requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious/exacting work, and irregular schedule/overtime.


The City of Goose Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City reserves the right to revise this position description at any time.

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