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Aquatics - Lifeguard

Auburn, AL, USA

Student Employment

Provides for the safety of all members by preventing and responding
to incidents and emergencies in and around the pool deck and hot tub.

Job Type



  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0

  • Must obtain and maintain a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification.

  • Complete Securing the Human training within one week of email notification (annually)

Job Duties

  • Maintain constant surveillance of both active and passive users of the leisure pool

  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies when guarding the pool and pool deck

  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for the injured, initiation of the emergency action plan, and notification of appropriate personnel and university and community authorities

  • Educate and enforce members on all leisure pool rules, policies, and procedures

  • Provide active surveillance when members are in the water and constant supervision of the aquatics area as a whole

  • Keep the facility a safe and clean environment by participating in a regular cleaning and pool maintenance schedule (sweeping pool deck, vacuuming the pool, scrubbing pool deck equipment, etc)

  • Perform hourly counts of users present on the pool deck

  • Assist with Campus Recreation and Aquatics program special events and rentals

  • Report any maintenance problems or safety hazards to the Aquatics professional staff

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