Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

June 19 – August 18, 2023
FaySummer seeks applicants for Lifeguard and Swim Instructor to work during its 8-week summer camp program for children ages 3 to 15 years. The position will begin with staff training during the week of June 19, in preparation for camp opening on June 26, 2023. When camp is in session, the normal work schedule is 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The last day of camp of the season is August 18. For those seeking additional hours there will be opportunities to work additional hours later in the afternoon and on weekends.
Aquatics staff work as a team to create a safe, fun, well-organized, and educational program that includes swim lessons, free swim, and swim tests. Lifeguard duties will include assisting in pool maintenance responsibilities and reports to the Aquatics Director and to the Camp Director. This is an active position that requires constant interaction with campers and counselors.
Fay School has two outdoor heated pools and we seek to have all campers access the pool each day. Time will be split between lifeguard duties and swim instruction as well as other pool duties as required. Join the FaySummer team to create some unforgettable memories for campers as they develop their swimming ability and confidence in the pool this summer.
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have graduated high school, and hold a current lifeguard certification or become certified before starting work (we will reimburse for certification courses). Previous experience working with children ages 3 to 15 is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to be professional and to have a high level of comfort enforcing water safety procedures with campers and staff.
Responsibilities include:
  • Assessing camper swimming abilities and delivering individualized swim instruction to teach water safety and to improve basic strokes
  • Developing and implementing deep-end swim test procedures
  • Assisting in pool maintenance tasks including vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, general clean-up, and lock-down of the pool area and equipment
  • Participating in all camp orientation programs
  • Being a role model for FaySummer and Fay School and championing the core values
FaySummer seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the diversity of our community. Interested candidates should send a resume, and optional cover letter detailing why they would be a great fit for FaySummer, via email with the subject line “Lifeguard” to

Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.


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