Lifeguard – Kluthe Pool

Part Time - Seasonal Position

Job Description


Seasonal Lifeguard Positions available for Summer 2023 at the Kluthe Memorial Pool.

Lifeguard / CPR Certification required. Certification is provided and the cost covered by the Effingham Park District.

Pool Hours are 12pm – 7pm (Nights could go to 9pm on days with private after-hours parties). Staff Meetings and other training/special tasks may take place in the mornings when needed.

Flexible Scheduling. Must be 16+ years old to apply.


Lifeguard Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises swimming activities at the facility and ensures that policies, guidelines, and safety procedures are followed.
  • Warns swimmers of improper activities or danger and enforces pool regulations and water safety policies.
  • Administers first aid in the event of injury, rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning, and administers CPR and/or artificial respiration, if necessary.
  • Evaluates conditions for safety and initiates aquatics emergency action plan as required.
  • Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool and related facilities and equipment.

Lifeguard Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge and ability to evaluate water conditions at aquatics facilities to determine any potential dangers or hazards
  • Ability to adjust programs as necessary to ensure the safety of the visitors and other staff
  • Swimming proficiency and comfort in all types of water conditions
  • Ability to judge and evaluate evolving dynamics of individuals participating in aquatic activities to immediately assess their capabilities and threats to their safety
  • Knowledge of on-site protocols, operational procedures, and safety policies
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for providing on-site emergency medical services

compensation & benefits

Pay Rate based on Age and Experience

apply online

or apply in person during regular business hours

Park District Office
1906 S Fourth St
Effingham, IL 62401

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm