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Summer 2023 Davidson College Lifeguard / Aquatic Facility Staff

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Categories: Staff, Summer Employment
Department: Athletics - Lake Campus

The Davidson College Aquatics Program is hiring lifeguards for Summer 2023. Lifeguards are facility personnel responsible for ensuring safe water activities and site supervision for Cannon Pool and the Davidson College Lake Campus. All staff are required to hold current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certifications by the first day of work. Full course will be offered prior to staff training.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

Cannon Pool (Main Campus)

  • Attentive supervision of lap swimmers in the water and on the pool deck
  • Require CAT Cards and record time in/time out for lap swimmers
  • Conduct swim tests for youth from Davidson Athletic Camps
  • Ensure the safety of youth campers in the pool
  • Maintain a clear pool deck
  • Enforce all rules posted in pool
  • Open and close pool at the beginning and end of shifts
  • Respond to emergencies

Lake Campus

  • Ensure a safe environment at the beach and swim area of Lake Campus
  • Setup/break down equipment and specific facility areas daily including but not limited to: cleaning restrooms, removing trash and recycling, maintaining lifeguard equipment such as a chair, tubes, backboard and first aid supplies, raking beach, and beach games
  • Maintain coverage at the gatehouse at front of the facility during Day Camp at the Lake weekdays and for outside groups on weekends
  • Enforce all rules posted at Lake Campus
  • Respond to emergencies

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Lifeguarding and CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule of approximately 30 hours per week – lifeguards collectively cover 7 days per week
  • Available June 3-August 13

Information about how to submit an application can be found at

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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