Lifeguard - #225-13944 Job at John Wood Community College, Quincy, IL

  • John Wood Community College
  • Quincy, IL

Job Description

Job Description

Are you ready to make a splash this summer?


We’re seeking energetic and responsible individuals to join our team as Lifeguards at the Quincy Kroc Center! Whether you’re a student looking for an exciting summer job or a young adult seeking valuable experience, this opportunity is perfect for you.


No prior lifeguard certification? No problem! We’re thrilled to announce that we are now offering paid lifeguard training to all hired candidates. That’s right, you’ll receive comprehensive training to equip you with the skills needed to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our patrons. Plus, you’ll earn while you learn!


What’s in it for you?

  • Paid Training:Get paid while you learn essential lifeguarding skills. Say goodbye to expensive certification courses – we’ve got you covered!
  • Flexible Hours:We understand the importance of balancing work and play, especially during the summer months. We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your availability.
  • Join a Dynamic Team:Work alongside a team of like-minded individuals who share your passion for safety and customer service. Lifeguarding is not just a job – it’s a community.
  • Poolside Perks:Enjoy the perks of working in a fun and vibrant environment. With our indoor aquatics facility, rain will never get in the way of you building lifelong friendships. Your summer will be unforgettable!
  • Growth Opportunities:Lifeguarding is not just a summer gig – it’s a valuable skill set that can open doors to future career opportunities. Gain leadership experience and enhance your resume.
  • Competitive Pay & Benefits: Pay rates range from $14-16/hour, with opportunities for development and advancement. Paid time off and free employee membership available to all employees.

What You’ll Do:

  • Monitor the pool area to prevent accidents and respond swiftly to any emergencies.
  • Enforce pool rules and regulations while maintaining a friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Act immediately and appropriately in the event of emergencies.
  • Provide excellent customer service by assisting guests with inquiries and providing guidance as needed.
  • Perform regular pool maintenance tasks to keep the area clean and organized.


  • Must be at least 15 years old.
  • Strong swimming skills and a passion for water safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in emergency situations.
  • Willingness to complete lifeguard training (paid) upon hire.

About the Quincy Kroc Center:

The Quincy Kroc Center redefines what a community center is all about. The Kroc Center is comprised of several major components: a center of worship and performance venue, an aquatics center, fitness and recreation center, classrooms, and special event facilities. The programs, as well as the building itself, have been designed to stimulate the mind, body, and spirit to provide hope and to transform the life of each and every member of the community.


Dive into the adventure now – we can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

Additional Information

The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are back-to-work, US Veterans, people with disabilities, people who have been impacted by the justice systems, and/or people without a college degree are encouraged to apply.


*The Salvation Army work sites are Drug & Alcohol Free Workplaces, and are totally free of the use, possession or working under the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

*The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs. Upon termination, employees are not eligible for Unemployment Compensation.

Job Tags

Part time, Summer work, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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