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Lead Lifeguard (R-3518)

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200 E Highland Dr
Rochester, NY  14610

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Midtown is looking for a Lead Lifeguard to watch over our pools and ensure the safety of our aquatics areas.

The Position

As an integral leadership role of the aquatics team. This position will hold responsibility during a guard shift. Reporting directly to the Aquatics Manager on member, maintenance, and staff issues. This position holds the most responsibility on the deck and will be accountable for - keeping the guards in check, managing break times during shift, deck maintenance, etc.

All of our Lifeguards inspire members through movement, community, and personal attention. They encourage active, social, and healthier lives by:

  • Explaining and enforcing rules, regulations, and policies to ensure safety of patrons

  • Maintaining Daily Records and Logs

  • Responding to emergencies and rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning

  • Maintaining cleanliness of aquatics areas to promote an enjoyable experience

  • Maintaining High Quality Lifeguard skills

Lifeguard requirements:

  • Customer service oriented, with great interpersonal skills

  • Prior Lifeguard experience is essential.

  • Are strong swimmers trained and certified in water rescue

  • Possess Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

  • To submit an application, please apply online or send resume directly to 

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About Us

We work at Midtown to inspire people to transform their lives–and we do our job well. Our members stay longer than any other major athletic club chain in North America because we are committed to providing resort-like environments, personal attention, and strong communities at every one of our clubs. We believe all three of those pillars start with attracting and growing rock star talent at every level of our organization.

Who We Want

We're looking for people that share our core values: kind individuals who want to win together, see things as the glass half full, are passionate about helping others, and strive to always be better than yesterday.

Associate Benefits

Members of the Midtown team receive:

  • Complimentary club membership
  • Discounts on Midtown products and services
  • Access to hundreds of free courses for professional development
  • Health insurance for eligible full-time associates (30+ hours a week)
  • And more