Goodman Aquatic Center Lifeguards

Goodman Aquatic Center 7762 County Road PD, Verona WI

We plan to open the Goodman Aquatic Center for summer 2022, barring any change in public health guidelines. We are currently hiring lifeguards, head guards, and substitute guards to work during Camp Shalom weekday hours and the hours open to the community on weeknights and weekends. We will be following CDC COVID-19 recommendations for public pool operations. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19, we are unsure at this time what the season will look like exactly. Providing a safe and healthy environment for all our staff and program participants is priority number one.


Starting Pay: $12.86 per hour
Type: Seasonal, outdoor facility
Hours: 8-20+ per week
Availability: Weekdays, weeknights, or weekends
Age: 15+

Job Description:

  • Provide members and guests with a safe and enjoyable pool experience
  • Ensure member and guest safety both in the water and on the pool deck
  • Foster a positive relationship with members and guests

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assess and monitor swimming/water activities at the facility
  • Ensure that facility rules, guidelines, and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Educate members and guests on pool and water safety as necessary
  • Properly monitor and maintain the pool area and environment so it meets all required local codes and member/guest needs
  • Provided constant surveillance of members/guests in the water and respond immediately and appropriately to secure their safety in the event of an emergency
  • Professionally and effectively communicate with members, guests, staff, and supervisors
  • Assist in cleaning all areas of the aquatic facility and equipment as needed and/or instructed
  • Assist in completing any necessary paperwork and forms as directed

Helpful Skills:

  • Ability to remain calm and confident in adverse conditions
  • Confidence in assessing unsafe situations
  • Ability to concentrate and remain alert at all times
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication

Work Experience:

  • Six months of lifeguarding experience preferred but not required

Licenses & Certifications (Minimum):

  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification
  • First Aid Certification

References: To be furnished upon request

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Learn more about the Goodman Aquatic Center, a program of the Jewish Federation of Madison, enjoyed by nearly 10,000 swimmers each year.