YMCA of Greater Seattle 2018/19 School Year Lifeguard Jobs (Training provided if needed) in Seattle, Washington


We are looking for trustworthy leaders who want to make positive connections with members of the community. You need to have a keen eye for safety and set the tone for a safe environment for kids and families. You will play a key role in ensuring safety standards are met – in the water and on the deck, serving as first responder in emergencies, maintaining safety equipment, and serving on an engaged and dynamic Aquatics team.


If you're the right candidate for the job, you have or are willing to become a certified Lifeguard, display positive communication skills, thrive on serving kids and families and can step up to offer support at the first sign it's needed. You have the desire and energy to make a positive impact in the daily lives of the people in our community.


You are 18 years of age or older and have:

  • 6 months+ of lifeguarding experience.

  • Current state approved first-aid certification. *

  • Current state approved CPR certification – Pro or Basic Life Support. *

  • Lifeguard certification – YMCA or Red Cross. *

  • YMCA of Greater Seattle scanning training or equivalent*

  • Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness.

  • Must be observant and able to react calmly, quickly and with good judgment in an emergency.

*We can facilitate the process of you getting certified if you don’t have the required certifications yet. Please still apply if you are interested!

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

To apply please email

ID 2018-7375

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 5

Location Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA

Category Aquatics

Address 1700 23rd Avenue