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Lifeguard (Wage)

Lifeguard (Wage)

  • R0042895
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division of Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Lifeguard (a part-time, wage position). Lifeguards work at both the Aquatic & Fitness and North Grounds Recreation Center aquatics facilities.

Lifeguards will:
  • Supervise the activities of swimmers by enforcing rules and regulations
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and in-services
  • Must be willing and able to work scheduled university breaks including Fall Break, November, Winter Break, Spring Break, and Summer
  • Must be willing to work some opening and closing shifts when available
  • Work a minimum of 2-3 shifts per month
  • Maintain scheduled shifts and provide periodic supervision of entire pool area, including locker rooms
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining the pool and related areas and facilities
  • Warn swimmers of improper activities or hazards, answer any questions pertaining to pool. Be able to refer to Aquatic manager any outstanding concerns from patrons
  • Perform rescues of persons in distress or in danger of drowning when indicated and provide emergency care as needed
  • Notify the Aquatic Manager of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen within or relating to the pool area, including any equipment that is in need of repair
  • Successfully and positively perform within work team dynamics
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Aquatic Manager or of equal supervision
  • Serve University of Virginia and the Intramural-Recreational Sports Department in a respectful, professional, and positive manner

Position Compensation: $15.00 - $16.00 Hourly

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029.

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.m yworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs. Search on requisition number: R0042895 .

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


Experience: Current certification and/or some experience

Licensure: American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid Certification; YMCA Lifeguard Certification; ELLIS

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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