Job Description

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck and surrounding areas in harmony with the mission statement and policies of Roger Williams University Rec Services and Aquatics Department.

  • Prevent accidents by scanning assigned zone from bottom to top and covering zone in compliance with the 10/10 rule.
  • Perform swim tests as required by Association policy.
  • Enforce health and safety rules and maintain emergency readiness.
  • Respond to emergency situations in accordance with RWU policies and procedures. Complete incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Maintain records as required.
  • Perform routine maintenance of pool, locker rooms and surrounding areas, to ensure cleanliness.
  • Check pool and rescue equipment and promptly report any problems.
  • Set up and put away equipment for recreational swims.
  • Develop rapport and maintain effective relationships with members, participants and other staff.
  • Participation and satisfactory completion of in-service trainings is mandatory.

Special Skills Needed: 
ARC lifeguard or other nationally recognized lifeguard certification is required

*Students are prohibited from driving during work-study employment with the limited exception of authorized work-study driver positions.

Starting Date

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Contact Name

Matt Emmert



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