Lifeguard Job at The Salvation Army, Philadelphia, PA

  • The Salvation Army
  • Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Position: Lifeguard I On-Call
Location/Dept. : Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia PA
Availability: Immediate

Schedule: On Call - Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as may be required in performance of duties or as requested to support the ongoing operations of the Kroc Center.

Reporting Relationship: Aquatics Manager (AM), Aquatics Supervisor (AS)
Salary Grade : $14.08 Status: 73 Non-exempt

The Lifeguard I assures the safe utilization of all aquatic areas by Kroc Center members and guests. 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. Maintain a safe and positive exercise environment in the center’s water park and competitive swimming areas. Supervise member and guest use of aquatic venues. Demonstrates knowledge and practical application of the center’s safety and emergency procedures. Participates in daily maintenance of the center’s pool areas, exercise equipment related to pool use, and all emergency equipment throughout the center. Able to share knowledge of programs and services offered by all areas of the center, as requested by members and guests. Actively participates in staff meetings and training sessions, as requested. Maintains a positive and professional demeanor during interactions with members, guests, colleagues, and the community. Perform other duties, as assigned, to assure the success of the center.

  High school diploma or GED or enrolled in a program designed to result in such achievement required. PA state lifeguard certification required; ability to satisfy periodic swimming requirements. 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. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Proficiency in oral and written communication skills. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every three years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History. Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Must possess understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army and the RJKCCC.


Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:

The Salvation Army Kroc Center

Human Resources Department

4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19129

O nline applicants Lifeguard I (

Fax: (215)558-1499

No phone calls please.

Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 10/17/23


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, nation 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 .


Job Tags

Work experience placement, Immediate start, Flexible hours, Weekend work, Afternoon shift,

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