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

Free recreation center membership and some golf privileges may apply.


Have a fun summer at the pool in Goose Creek!


Position responsible for monitoring the activities at the swimming pool, teach swim classes/lesson, assists swimmers and to take precautions to prevent accidents.


  • Safeguard's patrons and regulates conduct at the pool;
  • Rescue's swimmers in distress and performs first aid as necessary;
  • Conducts swimming classes/lessons;
  • Provides customer service to members and visitors at the pool;
  • Tests the water quality in the pool and maintains records;
  • Inspects facility for cleanliness;
  • Assists Head Lifeguard as needed; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be enrolled in high school, high school diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • 16 years of age, preferred;
  • Lifeguard Certification required; American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification preferred*
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, required*
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and special events when applicable;
  • Previous experience working as a lifeguard, preferred;
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License, preferred.

* 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/lessons
  • 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 handle stress and work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment.


The work requires lifting people out of the pool and the following physical abilities: balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


The work is performed outdoors at the pool with constant exposure to weather and risks involved around water.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were written out in this job description.

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

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