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Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Principal Responsibilities:


The JCCSF is home to one of the top indoor swim destinations in the Bay Area - the newly remodeled Gallanter Family Aquatics Center. We're looking for talented, inspiring, fun-loving people to join our all-new aquatics program team.

Join our aquatics team now, and get free fitness membership!

Click on the link below to take a look at our state of the art fitness center.

General Description:

Guard the pool by performing patron surveillance, consistently enforcing safety rules, and providing appropriate supervision for the pool and spa areas. Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring a safe and fun environment in and around the pool area. All JCCSF Lifeguards are expected to have outstanding customer-service skills and current American Red Cross (ARC) certification.


  • Perform Primary and Secondary duties as stated in Lifeguard Expectations.
  • Perform patron surveillance.
  • Be on deck, in proper JCCSF lifeguard uniform, and ready to work by the start of each shift.
  • Ensure safety in and around the pool area at all times.
  • Rescue swimmers who need assistance.
  • Render first aid and CPR as necessary in and outside of Aquatics Department. Anticipate hazardous conditions and take steps to reduce unnecessary risks.
  • Proactively assist lap swimmers with finding a spot to swim in the lap pool by speed/ ability.
  • Maintain the pool area so that the area is kept clean and safe at all times.
  • Check pool chemicals as scheduled.
  • Maintain ongoing record books for pool usage as scheduled.
  • Complete all required reports in a timely, professional manner.
  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for all members.
  • Display a positive, customer-service-focused and professional image.
  • Maintain appropriate certifications.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings or staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Understand safety and emergency-preparedness procedures for the JCCSF.
  • Understand and honor the JCCSF Mission, Core Values and Customer-Service Standards in and outside the Aquatics Center.
  • Perform additional duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current ARC Lifeguard Training Certification or equivalent
  • Current ARC CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
  • Consistency, reliability and punctuality
  • Basic understanding of pool chemistry testing and adjusting
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong swimming background
  • Ability to perform in-water saves
  • Good communication skills
  • Hourly, non-exempt

Health & Safety: In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work. Please reach out to if you have questions.


$21.00 per hour

Agency Information:

Urban and inclusive, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) celebrates our vibrant city and its people. We explore Jewish culture and traditions as a pathway for joyful, meaningful living. We're a community for everyone, using the power of gathering together to share, inspire, support and restore. The JCCSF is located in San Francisco, CA at 3200 California Street (at Presidio).