Openings for this position will be posted here

Job Description:

  • Maintain pool safety both in and outside of the pool and pool deck
  • Represent the Department of Recreational Services in a professional manner at all times
  • Greet all patrons as they enter the facility and establish a friendly environment through regular communication with patrons
  • Check the pool deck, water area, and safety equipment in preparation for opening the facility and report any maintenance issues
  • Make sound operational and personnel decisions based on established policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of all Department of Recreational Services policies and procedures

  • Ensure the departmental Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is properly implemented as necessary

  • Maintain accurate chemical testing inventory

  • Ability to set-up/take down facility equipment for programs and special events

  • Ensure hourly building usage statistics are accurately recorded

  • Ensure all daily paperwork is complete and accurate

  • Assist with special projects and tasks as assigned

  • Attend all staff trainings, meetings, and in-services


  • Must be a currently enrolled student at UNC Charlotte in good academic standing
  • Must have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR and AED certification or equivalent

  • Previous Lifeguard experience preferred

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others

  • Willing to work morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours as scheduled

  • Be available to work a minimum of 10-12 hours during the week and weekends


Questions? Contact Matt Shilling