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Lifeguard - (Student Employment)

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Position Information

Working Title Lifeguard - (Student Employment)
Department Campus Recreation
Type of Work Study Federal, Institutional, Graduate
Building/Office Location HC - A. D. Albright Health Center
Work Schedule

10-20 hours per week. Aquatics Facility is open daily with nights and weekend shifts required. Shifts accommodate student class schedules.

Job Description

The Campus Recreation lifeguard position is established to ensure the safety of our patrons and participants. This includes accident prevention in the water and surrounding deck areas by enforcing facility policies. Lifeguards must also maintain the proper certifications and physical fitness required by industry standards. All in-service training sessions and staff meetings are mandatory.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of a lifeguard are facility supervision and maintenance. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to) educating guests on rules and regulations, following verbal and written directions, removal of safety hazards from facility, completion of required records, daily cleaning assignments, punctual attendance for shifts, communication with peers and faculty/staff, and required attendance at all in-service trainings.


American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified with CPR/AED for the professional rescuer
YMCA Lifeguard Certified with ASHI CPR/AED for the professional and Standard First Aid.

Bloodborne Pathogens and Administering Emergency Oxygen Certifications highly recommended.

Water Safety Instructor or equivalent certification a plus.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Minimum Education High School Diploma
Pay Rate $8.25/hour

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2016601
Job Open Date 07/15/2016
Job Close Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please list any licenses or certifications you might have that are directly related to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Why does this job interest you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years experience do you have working as a certified lifeguard?
    • 0-1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 3+ years
    • None
  4. * Are you an NKU Student?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other