PT Lifeguard

Location US-WV-Morgantown
Job ID
# Positions
Salary Min
USD $10.00/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $10.00/Hr.


CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, CENTERS remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. CENTERS is currently operating university campus recreation centers at ten site locations within the United States.


Mylan Park owns, programs, leases, and manages over 350 acres of mixed-use recreation, social, health, and wellness facilities for the Greater Morgantown community.  Through a public private partnership with WVU, Mylan Park is also home to a variety of both indoor and outdoor Intramural, Club Sports, and NCAA Big 12 Collegiate Athletic programs and the state’s only 50M aquatic facility.  This partnership provides priority use of over 50 acres of field space, and more than 140,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art indoor facilities, for programs including WVU Swimming & Diving, indoor soccer, softball, rugby, flag football, WVU Women’s Track & Field, cheer, boxing, outdoor soccer, lacrosse, roller derby, and more.


Essential Responsibilities

Under general supervision, ensures the safety of the members and guests at the Aquatic Facility at Mylan Park by preventing and responding to emergencies.  Provides excellent customer service.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintain constant surveillance of members and guests in the facility
  • Prevent accidents and maintain a safe environment by enforcing all rules and regulations
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of members and guests in the event of an emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
  • Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Maintain appropriate activity reports
  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility
  • Perform pool operation duties such as vacuuming, chemical checks as assigned
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meeting and in service training
  • Enforce all rules and regulations
  • Maintain current certifications in lifeguard training, First Aid for the professional rescuer, and CPR for the professional rescuer
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • Current nationally recognized Lifeguard Training Certifications that include first aid, AED, CPR for Professional Rescuer and First Aid, such as; American Red Cross, Ellis, or Starguard
  • Previous lifeguard experience preferred
  • Training is available for candidates who can pass the below skills evaluation
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as follows:
    • 300 yard swim using freestyle and breaststroke with proper breathing
    • Swim 25 yards approach stroke, retrieve brick from deepest depth of pool, return holding onto brick with both hands to starting point and exit pool



Technical Competencies

  • Basic computer application competency

Professional Competencies

  • Ability to perform all Lifeguard skills as required by American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Program
  • Ability to manage and monitor Aquatic Centers
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all members and guests

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Work Environment

  • Job is primarily performed in a pool environment
  • Warm temperature and high humidity
  • Proximity to chemicals and hazards
  • Moderate to loud noise

Physical Demands

  • Swimming skills required to attain and retain lifeguarding certification
  • Vision that is 20/20 or correctable by lens or contacts
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs


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