The Salvation Army

  • Lifeguard

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $11.29/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $11.29/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Lifeguard
    Department: Aquatics; Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia PA
    Availability of Position: Immediate
    Schedule: Part-Time Plus (up to 29 hours per week) - must be able to work evenings and weekends
    Reporting Relationship: Aquatics Personnel Manager
    Salary and Grade: $11.29 per hour; 72 Non-Exempt


    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees over 20 hours per week including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    To find out more about The Salvation Army KROC Center go to


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    The Lifeguard assures the safe utilization of all aquatic areas by members and guests. Job responsibilities include: the supervision of member and guest use of the aquatics facility, participates in the daily maintenance and cleaning of pool areas, equipment related to pool use, and emergency equipment, instruct participants in swimming or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information, inspect recreational equipment for safety hazards/damage/wear, rescue distressed persons using rescue techniques and equipment, contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury, complete and maintain records required for use of facility, emergency medical treatments performed, and other relevant incident information, and performs related duties as assigned. The use of superior customer service in providing oversight of these areas is required. Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.


    High school diploma or GED or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement required. PA State lifeguard certification required. Prior work experience as a lifeguard in PA preferred. Current CPR/AED required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English; proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army. Must have an appreciation for and be able to embrace the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact:  If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online. 


                                        Online Application:

                                        or internal candidates:

                                        Fax: (215)558-1499

                                        No phone calls please


    Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 2/25/20


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

    Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

    Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Requisition No. 1238


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