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SUMMER Lifeguard Positions
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Ave.
Columbus, OH 43209

Principal Responsibilities:

The JCC is now hiring for summer lifeguard positions - are you looking for a fun and energetic work environment? Would you like to work outdoors? Being a lifeguard a great way to gain experience with a job that really matters - the pool depends on you! Emergency response is a vital service, and the community interaction you will gain is invaluable.

WE WILL TRAIN YOU! JCC provided lifeguard classes will confer an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification with CPR/AED/First Aid.

Summer Season:

The "School Based" summer is June through August.

Our outdoor pool is typically open May through September (maybe as late as October, weather depending)

Summer lifeguards are of course welcome to continue employment through the school year!


The Aquatic Complex at the Jewish Community Center is unrivaled in Grater Columbus. Our outdoor pool facilities include a competition pool and two shallow pool areas centered upon an expansive pool deck with lounge chairs, concession area and shaded patio.


Position overview :

The safety and well-being of all persons using the pool is the primary concern and responsibility of the lifeguard position.This is accomplished through the proper enforcement of all the Jewish Community Center policies, procedures, and rules regarding pool use.Optimally, by doing this, being alert, and being prepared to act in an emergency at all times, accidents will be prevented.


Lifeguard Training Available:


Pay rates:


The JCC requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Pay rate is commensurate with experience.

The Jewish Community Center is an EEO and at-will employer.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Knowledge and Education - Minimum Required or Preferred:American Red Cross Lifeguard certification - CPRPR, First Aid - the JCC WILL TRAIN YOU!

2. Experience - Minimum Required or Preferred:none

3. Special Skills: Must pass a pre-employment skills test. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

4. For lessons: Must be able to teach, communicate, and work with people of all ages.


Under $25,000

Agency Information:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is a human service agency offering a varied program that is Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of individual and family life through the promotion of physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. It provides educational and cultural programs that reflect the Jewish heritage, health related activities and many services to the community at large. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.

The JCC nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through programs and services, the JCC provides comfortable and inviting environments in which the community can thrive.