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Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

Do you love being poolside? Making sure people are having fun and being safe in the water? SJCC is hiring Lifeguards. We provide training and ongoing opportunities for certification and professional development. Weekend and evening shifts available.

The Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining a safe swimming environment for all swimmers by enforcing pool rules, facility rules, and following the pool schedule closely.

** $15-18/hour

At the SJCC, our mission is to create community spaces for all and to fulfill Tikkun Olam or our obligation to make the world a better place. We know that we cannot do this without providing inclusive opportunities for everyone and celebrating our differences. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Minimum Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Caution swimmers regarding unsafe behaviors.

 Rescue swimmer in danger of drowning; administer first-aid/CPR when required.

 Inspect facilities for cleanliness; monitor and record pool and hot tub readings (every three hours); report unusual readings to the Aquatics Director.

 Perform regular pool maintenance as assigned by the Aquatics Director.

 Open and close the pool as outlined in the Staff Manual.

 Fill out accident reports thoroughly as accidents occur, distributing them according to protocol.

Organize pool based upon the pool schedule to meet the needs of the members.

Certificates and Licenses: The following certificates are required and must be maintained:

 Current American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid Certification or National equivalent

 Current BLS and AED (Adult and Child)

Physical Demands: To perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, walk, swim, paddle, and stand. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, climb, balance, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to lift, push, and/or pull persons or equipment over 100 pounds. Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

SJCC Mission & Values

Since our founding in 1948, the Stroum Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle has been a place where friendships form, traditions thrive, and community strengthens. From babies to Bubbies, we offer values-based programs that nurture a sense of belonging for people of all ages.

Our Mission

Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships, and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow, and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

SJCC Core Values

We aspire to be a beacon of LIGHT in our community:

Linked to those who have come before and those who will follow, we

Inquire with curiosity and struggle in the pursuit of understanding; with

Gratitude for life's greatness and joy, we live with

Hope for a better tomorrow and practice

Tikkun Olam, our obligation to make the world a better place.