JVRA is a great place for responsible individuals to work in the summertime. If you are 15
years of age (or will be by summer), can meet the certification and safety
requirements, and enjoy swimming and spending time with kids and families in a
great neighborhood pool setting, consider applying for positions available
with JVRA for the summer.
lifeguards are required to have current proof of your American Red Cross
Lifeguard Training, American Red Cross First Aid, and CPR for the Professional
Rescuer. Please enclose current copies, or note when you will have them
available. They must be turned in before the pool opens.
JVRA is now accepting
applications for summer
employment for the following positions:
- Senior lifeguard: proven,
experienced guards with primary responsibility for safe and efficient operation
of pool during shifts; all guards work under direct supervision of pool manager
but senior guards may act as assistant manager as
- Lifeguard: Experienced and
responsible guards. Must exhibit
maturity and self-motivation commensurate with role. Hours will vary, depending on guard’s desire, job performance, and the pool’s need.
- Substitute lifeguard:
typically first-time guards scheduled on an as-needed basis to fill weekly
guard rotation schedules; must have good attitude and willingness to learn.
- Swim team coach: skilled and
certified swimmers selected to serve as coaches for the JVRA Blue Wave swim
team; typically work approx. 20 hours per week during morning practice sessions
and weekly swim meets.
Please direct any questions regarding LIFEGUARD and/or POOL MANAGER positions to:
For questions regarding SWIM COACHING positions, please contact:
- Requirements for the
I-9 form: Applicants must submit one
document from list A or ONE EACH from lists B & C. A copy of your driver’s license (permit) AND
birth certificate will fulfill this requirement.
- Applicants applying for both
lifeguard and coaching positions must submit an application to each of the
above JVRA hiring authorities.
- Submit application and
documents no later than April 1, 2016. See all documents at the bottom of this web page.
- There will be a mandatory
Lifeguard meeting on <Date TBD>. Please put this on your calendar.
- All certifications (as
indicated on the employment application) must be obtained and documentation
provided to JVRA before starting employment, even if offered a position
before certification is complete.
- All employment documents
required by government must also be provided to JVRA before starting
employment, even if offered a position.
- JVRA membership is not a
prerequisite for employment with JVRA; however, fully qualified applicants from JVRA member families in good
standing will receive first consideration. JVRA members also receive heavily discounted rates for lifeguard certification classes.