lifeguard resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic college student with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Personable and friendly
  • Problem resolution
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Fast learner
Lifeguard , 05/2019 to 08/2019
Mvp Sports ClubsHolland, MI,
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Updated logs detailing weather conditions, treatments provided and incident information to keep management informed of activities.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool multiple times per day.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Garnered valuable advice to new swimmers on specific techniques and provided tips on building strength.
  • Kept watch over swimmers to ensure fast response when distress situations arose.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Alerted patrons to immediate storm conditions by directing them to exit water immediately.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.
Nanny, 01/2017 to 08/2018
Bright Horizons Family SolutonsNorthbrook, IL,
  • Affectionately cared for four children, ages 5-10 for two years
  • Monitored playtime to prevent overuse of technology, television or other detrimental influences.
  • Administered medication and minor first aid to sick and injured children.
  • Provided children with nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Prepared healthy and well balanced meals and snacks for children.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Taught children safe behavior such as seeking adult assistance when crossing street and avoiding contact with unsafe objects.
  • Cleaned and tidied house, including doing laundry, sweeping and mopping floors and dusting.
  • Coordinated after-school activities and transportation for two children for practices and events.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Assisted children with homework and implemented school material in practical, everyday activities.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Engaged children with games and puzzles.
  • Built relationships with children by regularly discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
Camp Counselor, 07/2013 to 07/2017
Des Plaines Park DistrictDes Plaines, IL,
  • Guide groups of children (ages 5-12) in various team-building activities as well as discuss various educational topics in an interactive way
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and rendered aid, including stopping activities and providing basic medical care.
  • Set up decorations, equipment and food service stands for various entertainment activities.
  • Adjusted activity plans to better engage users of differing ability or interest levels.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Coordinated daily schedule of activities to assigned campers and managed transitions to ensure timely arrival.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Mediated conflicts between campers through problem solving techniques taught in CIT training .
Food Preparation Worker, 03/2015 to 07/2016
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.Charlottesville, VA,
  • Prepared, cooked, and served freshly made food to customers.
  • Took Communication and Active orders both in person and over-the-phone, along with customer service.
  • Problem Solving
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
  • Followed recipes and customer request details to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Removed trash and dropped food items regularly to keep workspaces neat and clean.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.
  • Answered phones politely and promptly, accurately recording and confirming reservations.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Neuroscience, Expected in 05/2022 to Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2018 to Central Bucks South High School - Warrington, PA
Activities and Honors
  • Campus Ambassador for GoPuff
  • Received Scholars High School Diploma

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School Attended

  • Temple University
  • Central Bucks South High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lifeguard
  • Nanny
  • Camp Counselor
  • Food Preparation Worker


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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