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Northern Rivers Family Services Lifeguard in Albany, New York


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Albany-Academy Main-PCFC - Albany, NY

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$20.00 - $22.00

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Lifeguard – Albany or Schenectady, NY

Starting rate is $20 per hour! Ideal seasonal position with flexible schedule from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend. Daytime and early evening hours on weekdays and/or weekends.

As a Lifeguard, you will provide rescue and lifesaving services, teach water safety and swim instruction to children and adolescents in program during the summer months, and help maintain our pools for optimal health and safety. You will report to the Director of Therapeutic Recreation and you will work onsite.


  • Monitor and maintain order in the swimming pool area to prevent accidents

  • Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning, administering first aid

  • Inspect the swimming facilities at the beginning and end of each shift for cleanliness; monitor and record the chlorine content and pH level of the water

  • Provide students with ongoing swimming instruction based on ability level

  • Hold students and staff accountable to the rules of the pool area and report any concerns with adherence of these rules to a Residential Supervisor

  • Work in other areas of the recreational department during inclement weather

Requirements and Education:

  • Requires an Advance Life Saving certificate or equivalent (must be a certified Lifeguard)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Experience working with children and adolescents and the ability to understand the basics of the therapeutic environment preferred


  • Sick Leave

  • EAP

  • 401 (K) plan

  • Free training/CEU opportunities

About Northern Rivers

At Northern Rivers Family of Services, we work together to make a difference in our client's lives. Northern Rivers empowers children, adults, and families to change their lives and build stronger communities.

Northern Rivers Family of Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire great people from a variety of backgrounds, not because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger! All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We cherish the unique contributions of our diverse staff and are building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do the meaningful work.