If interested in a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Position please call 574-383-5392.

Red Cross Certified Lifeguards: starting pay $10.25 per hour

Looking for a fun summer job? Swanson pool is looking for enthusiastic, motivated & dependable Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. This is a summer position, Pool opens for Season on May 25th & closes on September 2nd.


  • Employee must be at least 15 years of age or older.

  • Ability to work with children

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Problem solving skill & multi tasking skills

  • Flexibility: Must be able to be flexible with work schedule

  • CPR Certified

  • First Aid Certified

  • Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

  • This position may require early mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends, evening, holidays(Memorial day. 4th of July and Labor Day) and/or weekend responsibilities.

Essential Job responsibilities

  • Lifeguards will assist with guarding during swim team practices, swim meets events, swim lessons and guarding pool during normal business hours.

  • Responsible for guarding the pool and maintaining a safe environment for members.

  • Enforces pool rules & procedures

  • Ensure a safe, fun area for children and adults to interact and enjoy.

  • Keep pool deck free of obstructions

  • Administers necessary First Aid & CPR

  • Handles parent/member complaints

  • Clean restrooms, clubhouse, front desk area & pool deck etc.

  • Assist with checking in Members & guest

  • Assist with vending sales

  • Maintains pool headcount

  • Checks and records pool temperature/air temperature and chemicals

  • Enforces rules & regulations

  • Enforces safety standards and follows emergency procedures

  • Ensures State of Indiana Department of Health requirements are met

  • Performs any other functions necessary for the smooth and efficient operation

  • Assisting with yard work such as mowing, sweeping sidewalks

To be considered for employment at Swanson Highlands Pool, all training and certifications must be current by May 12, 2019. Proper documentation is required. Certifications required include: CPR, First Aid & Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. 

How to Apply

  1. Fill out the http://bit.ly/lifeguardapplications2019

  2. Email a one-page resume with 2 references and their contact information to swansonpoolreg@gmail.com.

Those applicants who are Swanson residents and/or have their WSI (Water Safety Instructor Certification) will be given priority when interviewing.

Interviews Interviews will take place after submitting your application.

2019 Season at a Glance

Saturday, May 25th -- The pool season starts

Monday, September 2nd -- The pool season ends

Other important (mandatory) work days during the season include:

  • Memorial Day

  • Father’s Day

  • 4th of July

  • Labor Day