10018529-Student Assistant- Lifeguard

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School/Department: Wellness Center-Athletics and Recreation
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for a Part-time Lifeguard. Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies. Maximum 19 hours per week. Hours will be during opening of pool and may be subject to change based on events and other circumstances.


• 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.

• Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.

• Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.

• Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.

• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by head lifeguard or Director.


No experience required. CPR and AED Certification required. Current certification as Lifeguard by American Red Cross. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; skill in the application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques; ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department; ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork; knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures; ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions; and knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Preferred: First Aid Certification. One year or more experience as lifeguard.

SALARY:  $9.00/per hour.


Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year. Interested applicants should complete an online application at https://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/applications/student-worker-application.php. Please put the position you are applying for as “PT Lifeguard - Macon”.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

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