lifeguard resume example with 1+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Watchful Lifeguard trained in observing water spots to verify safety of swimmers. Knowledgeable about lifeguard operations, safety guidelines and CPR and first aid. Conscientious individual commended for consistently spotting hazards and taking appropriate measures to prevent accidents. Personable Firefighter with experience offering emergency response and collaborating with teams. Deep knowledge and practice extinguishing fires quickly and rescuing individuals. Smart and poised with background working extremely well in high-pressure situations and dedicated to protecting public. Hardworking and reliable employee with background in operating cash registers, stocking merchandise and providing excellent customer service. Highly organized, proactive and punctual. Works well within team settings.

  • CPR certified
  • Pool policies enforcement
  • Full safety compliance
  • Lifeguard procedures
  • Team collaboration
  • Patron support
  • Equipment management
  • Strong client relations
  • Emergency Response
  • Training & Development
  • Basic Math
  • Microsoft Office
  • Time management
  • Active listening
  • PPE use
  • MS Office
  • Weather condition assessment
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Fire suppression work
  • First aid certified
  • Cash register operation
  • Payment processing
  • Cash management
  • ID verification
  • Customer assistance
  • Cash counting machine operations
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Ordering and stocking
  • Staff mentoring
  • Security monitoring
  • Liquor regulations and compliance
  • Returns and exchanges
  • Training and mentoring
  • Effective customer upselling
Education and Training
Hibriten High School Lenoir, NC Expected in 05/2021 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute Hudson, NC Expected in Associate of Arts : General Studies - GPA :
  • S-130 Training - 2021
  • S-131 Training - 2021
  • Lifeguarding with CPR/AED Certification
Accor Hotels - Lifeguard
Seattle, WA, 07/2021 - Current
  • Kept watch over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.
  • Observed sections of assigned water zone of responsibility.
  • Consistently complied with pool regulations and policies while encouraging staff to adhere to guidelines.
  • Alerted patrons of storm conditions and directed to exit water immediately during local severe weather situations.
  • Adhered strictly to emergency action plans.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool to keep clean.
  • Patrolled to identify anyone needing assistance and offered immediate care.
  • Identified emergency situations or potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
  • Collaborated closely with team to identify issues and quickest methods for remediation.
  • Informed patrons of unsafe or hazardous conditions and requested alternative activities.
  • Supervised maintenance and notified appropriate department of issues requiring immediate resolution.
  • Conducted pool inspections and removed obstacles and debris from toys to trash impeding line of sight.
Grady Health System - Pickup Firefighter
Atlanta, GA, 04/2021 - Current
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Answered emergency situations quickly and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Stayed in close contact with dispatchers to obtain and relay current information about fire status, supplies and personnel.
  • Planned, developed, implemented and monitored fire safety plans to address specific fire and life safety systems.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized water tenders and fire engines.
Fairvalue - Cashier
City, STATE, 10/2020 - 07/2021
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Met high productivity standards in processing payments for customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Helped with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Scanned customer purchases and supported transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer quests, provided store information and escorted to desired store areas.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds by inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Maintained professional store appearance by inspecting checkout areas and directing team members in cleaning, trash removal and other actions.
  • Processe 100 transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
  • Increased sales by suggesting specific complementary items to customers.

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School Attended

  • Hibriten High School
  • Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Lifeguard
  • Pickup Firefighter
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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