HEAD LIFEGUARD

Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2768086
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 17, 2020
  • Starting Date: June 29, 2020

Job Description

Head Lifeguard applicants must have a great personality, be hard working, detail oriented, work well as part of a team, be an outstanding communicator and love to solve problems. A capacity to learn and grow is a must. Ready for a challenge? We are looking for a Head Lifeguard at a Day Camp Waterfront which looks and acts more like a Resident Camp Waterfront. An optimal candidate for this position would have resident camp waterfront experience (or equivalent) or aquatics management experience. You will be responsible for supporting a Waterfront Director to manage a team of 15-20 lifeguard/swim instructors. Motivating our waterfront staff and instilling in them a strong sense of safety, warmth, enthusiasm, professionalism and pride is a crucial part of this role. You will also oversee our inflatable adventure course. All our swimming is done in a lake (no pools), using a floating dock system to separate and define swim areas.

If you are looking to forge a career in the Camp industry, in aquatics or in education you could not ask for a better experience than this Head Lifeguard position! Free LGT and/or WSI re-certs are available to the successful candidate! Equal Opportunity Employer.

We welcome interviews via SKYPE or Facetime!

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

An enthusiastic, motivated individual.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate swimming fundamentals and techniques through drills and games.
The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Previous experience of managing adults.
Current lifeguard certification.
Experience of working with children.
Experience of teaching swimming.

PREFERRED

Experience of working on open water (lake or similar).
Camp experience (Overnight or Day Camp).
Current W.S.I. certification.

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

8am to 5pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day).
June 29th to Aug 28th (9 weeks, preferred) or Aug 21st (8 weeks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 3rd when we are closed.
Weekly staff trainings (on nights and weekends) in May and June.
Salary is $4000 and up for 9 weeks of work, based on experience and qualifications.
Free daily snacks.

LOCATION

Housing is NOT included - local staff only.
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 4,000 to $ 4,000 Stipend
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  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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    • None degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

    • Dane Pickles
    • 125 Lakeview St
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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