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Job Title: Lifeguard

Reports To: Waterfront Director

All staff are required to live and teach our Elite Camps core values. They are responsible for the safety and security of each camper in their care and must follow prescribed program standards in order to ensure the highest level of care. Due to the dynamic nature of summer camp demands, all staff must understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.

General Responsibilities:

~ Mandatory attendance for Staff Training Week.

~ Work as part of a team to foster a safe, fun, and supportive camp environment grounded upon Elite Camps’ mission and values.

~ Provide supervision and lifeguarding for all waterfront activities.

~ Understand the special safety concerns involved with the waterfront and how to respond in the case of an emergency.

~ Participate fully in the daily schedule and in camp-wide special events.

~ Demonstrate positive attitudes, respectful communication, appropriate attire and grooming, and a diligent work ethic.

~ Maintain an unwavering, infectious energy.

Specific Responsibilities:

~ Ensure that the safety rules are followed on the beach and in the water.

~ Maintain and store all waterfront equipment properly and report any issues to the Waterfront Director.

~ Keep the beach clean and orderly.

~ Participate in testing the swimming ability of all campers the first day of each week.

~ Live in the camper cabins and work cooperatively with cabin staff to create a positive cabin culture.

~ Provide supervision of campers in other program areas as required in the daily schedule.

~ Cabin supervision during Free Periods and Night Duty as scheduled.

~ Assist in delivering “Rainy Day” programs.

~ Perform assigned role in Camper Drop-Off and Pick-Up.

~ Attend daily staff team meetings as scheduled.

~ Be punctual and respect the schedule.

~ Willing to set goals and take feedback in daily sessions with Senior Staff and adjust accordingly.

~ Learn and abide by all policies and procedures to ensure the health and safety of campers and staff.


Required Qualifications:

Must be 17 years old or older

Valid NLS certification

Current CPR-C and First Aid certification

Current Criminal Background Check

Current Certified Pleasure Craft Operator (recommended)


Employment Period:

One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 – July 3, 2021) & 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 – August 28, 2021)

Please use the link below to apply on our camp’s website:

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