Lifeguard (part-time)

Job Status
Open - open and accepting applications
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Job Summary

The Lifeguard maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain watch over the pool area ensuring a secure and safe environment
  • Employ accident prevention by enforcing pool rules and regulations
  • Respond to all injuries, incidents, and emergencies as directed by club policy
  • Teach private & group swim lesson to kids and adults of all abilities
  • Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
  • Assist in coaching a competitive swim team
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Current accredited Life Guarding Certification or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience life guarding or teaching swim lessons
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire

To Apply

To complete an application, please visit the City of Bluefield Municipal Complex at 200 Rogers Street, Bluefield, WV  24701. 


Resumes may be emailed to: rluther [at] Please include position applying for in the subject line. 


You may also mail your resume to:

Robert Luther
Director of Human Resources
City of Bluefield
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701 

The City of Bluefield is an Equal Opportunity Employer