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Summer Lifeguard

Date Posted: 05/03/24

Job title: Summer Lifeguard              

Division/department:  Athletics         

Reporting relationship: Head Swimming and Diving Coach

Location of Job:  Wabash College                 

Work schedule:  Part-time-Weekly

Exemption status:  Non-Exempt        

Payroll status:  Hourly           

Wabash College seeks candidates for its Summer Lifeguard position.  This position requires licensing in Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR & AED. Additional responsibilities include maintaining pool logs, ensuring patron safety, creating a welcoming and helpful environment.  Independent judgment must be exercised to manage unusual situations as may arise with patrons. Work is reviewed through observation, review of records, and patron feedback.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing participants, a safe and secure environment
  • Providing valued, memorable programs, services and experiences.
  • Working together & recognizing that staff behavior reflects Wabash Wellness
  • Fostering individual development through teaching
  • Making efficient & effective use of college resources


  • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR & AED are required
  • Act as a representative for the Allen Center, Athletics and Wabash College
  • Record pool logs at least once per shift
  • Be on time to every shift you are assigned to
  • Communicate effectively with other Lifeguards and Head Swimming and Diving coach
  • Ensure patron safety by monitoring conditions, reporting hazards, mechanical issues, and custodial needs in per-shift online supervisor report;
  • Routine locker room checks to ensure safety of patrons
  • Open and/or close facility as scheduled;

To apply for this position, please upload resume with contact information of three references by choosing apply now.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe.  Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.


Catherine Metz
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Catherine Metz
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources


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