Manatee County YMCA - Bradenton Branch
Job Description
Certified part-time lifeguard positions available for all shifts, Monday through Saturday for the Bradenton Y  & Monday through Sunday at the Lakewood Ranch Y. Must be reliable & focused to ensure the safety of all participants in the aquatics environment at all times.  When not actively involved with surveillance, must perform pool cleaning duties. Maintain a professional appearance, follow dress code, arrive on time for your shift & follow Y policies & procedures. Must attend all required in-service training & meetings requested by the aquatics director & training required to ensure certifications stay current.
  • Must be a least 17 years of age with either YMCA, American Red Cross or ASHI Lifeguard certification plus CPR/AED-Pro & First Aid.
  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue.
  • Knows/reviews all emergency procedures & responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies & procedures & completes related reports as required.
  • Adequate ability to hear noises & distinguish distress signals.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally, including projecting your voice across a distance in normal & loud situations.
  • Must be able to stay alert & able to sit or stand for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.
  • Must be able to work with all types of individuals while carrying out the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect & responsibility.
  • Must be dependable & flexible.
  • Must complete required Redwoods online risk management training & attend New Hire Orientation within 30 days of hire.
Mail or drop off Completed YMCA application (found on our website at to the branch location you are interested in or email to Katelyn Goll at, must include Lifeguard certification. Wage range starts at $9.60 & increases depending on experience.
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