West Tennessee Healthcare - LIFT Wellness Center - Lifeguard (Part-time)


Job Summary:

The lifeguard exists to provide users and guests with a safe and enjoyable aquatics environment. The lifeguard is responsible for providing a clean, well maintained, and safe environment in compliance with both facility and local public health department standards.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Greets each user and guest by name when they enter and leave the pool area
  • Monitor user activity within the aquatics environment to ensure a safe aquatics environment at all times
  • Assists pool coordinator with monitoring the pool environment to ensure that it meets all required local health codes and user needs, a responsibility that may include monitoring and balancing water chemistry, monitoring and maintaining pool temperature, and monitoring and maintaining the cleanliness of the pool
  • Assists with the maintenance of a clean and safe pool environment through proper cleaning and preventative maintenance of aquatics equipment, filter room equipment, heaters and pool surfaces per organizational policy/procedures
  • Administers aquatics services as set forth by the facility including teaching swim lessons, supervising group-swim activities, and helping with other aquatics program activities
  • Assists with any required job activity of the department, as may be needed, so as to ensure users are always served in accordance with the wellness center's over service philosophy
  • Behaves at all times in a manner of professionalism that aligns with the values, philosophies, and standards of the wellness center and WTH
  • Attends all scheduled meetings
  • Performs other facility related duties, as my be needed to ensure satisfaction and enjoyment of the users
  • Performs related responsibilities as required or directed 



  • High school diploma

Licensure, Registration, Certification: 

  • Certification in life saving and/or water safety from the American Red Cross or other recognized agency
  • AED/CPR certification required during orientation


  • Three (3) month's experience preferred 

Interpersonal Requirements:

  •  Excellent interpersonal skills, engaging personality
  • Ability to maintain consistency, outwardly positive attitude
  • Ability to control a personal demonstration of stress or emotional affect
  • Contributes to a positive work environment and the overall team effort of the department

Physical Demands:

  • Must be in excellent physical condition to perform job duties

How to Apply:  

  1. Go to https://applicants.wth.org/careers/. Click on the "Log-In/Register" tab on the upper right hand corner of the page.
  2. Create an account by clicking on the "Unregistered External User?" link located in the lower left hand side of the login box and fill out the necessary information.
  3. Click on the "Resume" tab located at the top of the page.
  4. Begin the application process. Make sure you click "Save" after each tab. Please note that you may be asked to upload your resume and a cover letter for the job that you are apply for.
  5. Once  completed, click "Save"
  6. Apply for jobs by clicking on the "Search" tab at the top of the page.
  7. At the top of the search page type in the title of the position that you are applying for in the "Job Title/Job Description" box. The job will be listed if the position is still available.
  8. Click on the Job Title and obtain any information needed to complete the application process.   

Hours: Part-time - No Benefits
date posted: 04-30-2018