Lifeguard Resume Samples

Working mainly at beaches, swimming pools, water parks and rivers, the job duty of a Lifeguard will be to ensure the safety of people who are swimming or participating in water sport activities. The job description includes explaining and enforcing safety rules, rescuing people in danger and using first aid to save lives. The other core tasks are mentioned on the Lifeguard Resume as follows – overseeing the activities typically at an aquatic facility, assisting swimmers in learning new skills, monitoring the swimmers and participants; warning swimmers of unsafe spots and situations; and rescuing swimmers who are in danger or have a problem in swimming.

While the day-to-day tasks may vary, the required skills are common and include – strong communication skills, proficiency in interacting with people of various ages, knowledge of providing CPR and first aid; ensuring all safety equipment are kept handy for swimmers; and the ability to work in shifts. The job applicant should have strong swimming skills, and formal education may not be necessarily required.

Lifeguard Resume

Objective : Fitness Development major and now seeking to contribute my experience, skills and expertise as an intern. Dedicated to promoting health awareness, a conscientious, self starter able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks. A clear communicator, with the ability to inspire team members to achieve a potential while towards common goals. Experience with transferable skills in fitness development, personal training.

Skills : Waitress, Busser, House Cleaner, Yard Work, Emergency Medical Technician, Lifeguard, First Aid, Photographer.

Description :

  • Ensure appropriate headcount of people involved in a water sport on an hourly basis. Call out warnings to people who may have ventured too far or are in imminent danger.
  • Provide safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport.
  • Supervise swimmers to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols.
  • Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents.
  • Control and report unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior protocols.
  • Ensure that water sports such as beach volleyball and surfing are done within the parameters of set rules and regulation.
  • Perform first aid and CPR according to the demands of adverse situations.
  • Ensure that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical Assistant


Head Lifeguard Resume

Summary : Seasoned Lifeguard with more than 3 years of experience in fast-paced community area. Excellent organization and decision making skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in caring for individuals and taking the appropriate action needed when an emergency arises.

Skills : American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified, American Red Cross CPR/AED Certified, Customer Service, Typing, Internet Research, Microsoft Office

Description :

  • Tested chlorine levels, checked temperature of water, cleaned filter, administered first aid, and on occasion managed the facility.
  • Respond to emergencies, care for injuries, illnesses and other medical ailments.
  • Observe activities in assigned areas to detect hazards, disturbances, or safety infractions.
  • Instruct participants in swimming and provide safety precaution information.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cpr using training and medical supplies.
  • Communicate any potentially dangerous elements of the facility to the aquatics coordinator.
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining the pool, related areas and facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma in Medical


Certified Lifeguard Resume

Headline : Multiple positions that have exposed me to most kinds of customer interaction. Whether that be fielding and correcting customer complaints, or physically cleaning up after customers, or even saving them from drowning.

Skills : Microsoft Office Programs, Public Speaking, First Aid, CPR, Organization

Description :

  • Day supervise the pool area, ensuring the safety and well-being of all patrons, as well as enforcing all rules in a professional manner.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment.
  • Engage with the public in a respectful, professional and positive manner.
  • Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of those using sunset pool.
  • Participated in monthly training courses to stay up to date in water rescue techniques.
  • Certified in cpr for the professional rescuer, lifeguard training and first aid.
  • Capable of providing long constant supervision of everyone in the pool vicinity.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Lifeguard Instructor Resume

Objective : Obtain employment to expand my work skills and experience in various fields and provide for myself and family while furthering education in order to enter a permanent career. Interacting with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services, and to handle and resolve complaints.

Skills : Organizational , Flexibility, Multitasking, Teamwork, Attentive, Patient, People Person, Self Motivating

Description :

  • Worked as a team with other guards, senior guards, trainers, and leads to provide a safe environment for guests in and out of the water attractions.
  • Administered basic first aid to guests such as applying gauze to cuts and calling first aid for more severe cases.
  • Measured guests to ensure they met height requirements and instructed them on proper riding position.
  • Provided park information and hours, directions to restaurants, shops, first aid, and other park attractions to guests.
  • Attended monthly required training sessions and was subject to training audits at random times to ensure training was up to date.
  • Assisted in maintenance around the park such as cleaning the pool decks, stack/unstacking chairs and inflation/stacking/removal of tubes that were improperly inflated.
  • Be prepared for emergency situations at all times and respond in a calm manor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Assistant Lifeguard Resume

Objective : Learns new concepts quickly and maintains new skills at a test ready level. Passionate about health and increasing the quality of life of others. Enthusiastic, organized, and safety oriented. Natural problem solver.

Skills : Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, ADR

Description :

  • Responsible for as a lifeguard, such as watching all the people in the pool, providing the patrons with knowledge about the safety precautions necessary to be in the pool.
  • Performed many rescues, more or less serious, for the patrons in the pool of which they were very thankful and learned a lot.
  • Assisted patrons with whatever they from getting floats to helping people get into the pool if they were not able to on their own.
  • Performed many pool maintenance tasks such as checking the chemicals and cleaning out the filters in the pump room.
  • Helped to ensure that all guests were safe by analyzing situations as a team.
  • Maintain the pool deck by keeping the area clean with picking up towels.
  • Responsible for keeping all parts of the pool, bathrooms, game room, and hot tubs as clean as possible at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Senior Lifeguard Resume

Headline : Life guarding for 7 years pretty much interested in any Life guarding, Sales Associate or Truck Driver position available. Very sociable and have a keen ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Skills : Typing, 75 WPM, Microsoft Office, CPR/First Aid, Security

Description :

  • Responsible for maintained active surveillance of the pool area to ensure patron safety at all times.
  • Responded to emergency situations immediately; completed related reports as required.
  • Maintained effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  • Maintained accurate records as required by the facility and/or state health department code.
  • Performed equipment checks and ensured appropriate equipment (lifeguarding, rescue, and first aid) is available and functional checked the pool for hazardous conditions; performed chemical testing, as required, and take appropriate action.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cpr using training and medical supplies.
  • Patrol or monitor recreational areas such as trails, slopes, and swimming areas, on foot, in vehicles, or from towers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Junior Lifeguard Resume

Objective : Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, able to easily engage and build relationship with others. Quick learner with presenting new products and effectively explain concepts to others.

Skills : Good Work Ethnic, Type Fast, Knows How To Use Microsoft Office Programs, Great People , And Leader Ship Attributes

Description :

  • Supervised patrons to ensure they adhered to all safety protocols and communicated with them when rules were broken and their safety was in danger.
  • Patrolled beach area on foot and in tower to monitor activities of swimmers and surfers.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment.
  • Caution swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforce and adhere to pool rules and regulations.
  • Helping disabled and non disabled people access the pool & using cpr in emergency situations.
  • Identify and apply the appropriate iltp standard of care for a cpr or first aid emergency using all appropriate emergency rescue equipment as a single and multiple rescuer.
  • Analyze and describe the characteristics and physical attributes for a guest in distress in the water as they relate to statistical data and historical trends.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Humanities

Seasonal Lifeguard Resume

Objective : To work in an environment that requires using my great costumer service skills, and to serve my community and to help people to the best of my abilities. Seeking position which utilizes prior management experiences, and skills in communication and event management.

Skills : Customer Service, Cleaning, Landscaping, Cashier

Description :

  • Making sure we set up pool for various activities such as laps, classes, and etc we also handle all incident in a manner appropriate to training, by logging all information in black in blue ink..
  • Performing patron surveillance with rescue tubes from the guard stand, and remaining alert using all senses while guarding.
  • Maintain the safety of patrons in and around the pool, by using our ems emergency action plans at all times.
  • Communicated with supervisors regarding any issues that occurred while on duty.
  • Interfaces with patrons regarding concerns, problems, or any other significant issues.
  • Properly teach students using aids such as kickboards, diving rings, lifejackets, etc.
  • Conducting several daily checks of areas and equipment for cleanliness, and good repair.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Physical Education

Lead Lifeguard Resume

Headline : Internship for the summer to gain hands on work experience and apply my classroom learning to a real world setting. Seeking position which utilizes prior management experiences, and skills in communication and event management.

Skills : First Aid, Cpr, Aed For Professional Rescuers, Lifeguard Certification

Description :

  • Follows emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency.
  • Identify and perform the appropriate iltp rescue technique and standard of care for a guest in distress with a suspected spinal emergency as a single or multiple rescuers.
  • Explain in one's own words the 10/20 second protection standard and describe how it relates to the drowning process.
  • Perform a demonstration of the prerequisite course swimming test standards.
  • Identify and apply the appropriate iltp standard of care for a cpr or first aid emergency using all appropriate emergency rescue equipment as a single and multiple rescuers.
  • Scanned across pool while on a stand to make sure all patrons are following the rules set by the pool and to make sure there are no patrons struggling in the water or need medical help.
  • Responsible for safeguarding the lives of the attendees and pool maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Lifeguard Resume

Headline : Over 5 years experience as a lifeguard and 2 in lifeguard management/supervision. Responsible for ensuring the safety and well being of guest in the park, as well as clean up from opening to closing.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CPR, First Aid, Lifesaving, Various Google Apps

Description :

  • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility and environment.
  • Provide safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport.
  • Able to performing lifesaving actives in an emergency including cpr and first aid.
  • Educating infants, children, adults, and people with special needs in water safety and swimming techniques.
  • Maintained pool operations and responsible for backwashing and coordinating pool activities and festivities as well as certain paperwork and scheduling.
  • Verifies all pool opening and closing procedures are followed and that the pool is secured every night.
  • Monitored facility, including bathrooms and locker rooms for cleanliness and supply needs.
  • Assisted in swim lessons, overseeing all pool parties, and nightly cash deposits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma