lifeguard resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated lifeguard with proven skills in responsiveness and communication of monitoring and emergency support. Physically fit and agile with good reflexes and strong observational skills. Certified in CPR. Experience as a motivated childcare professional brings unique understanding of childhood needs and care to in-home environment. Handles diverse child and household priorities by applying strong organizational and multitasking abilities. Highly responsible and diligent with strong communication skills. Reliable Sales Associate with strengths in inventory management, training and customer service. Friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working team player. Proven success in satisfying sales objectives and securing repeat patronage. Proficient dance educator bringing expertise in instruction program development and promotion. Talent for creating dance classes from ground up, building clientele and accomplishing revenue objectives. Resilient and forward-thinking professional.

  • CPR certified
  • Water sampling
  • Lifeguard procedures
  • Swimming lessons
  • Strong client relations
  • Communication
  • Team collaboration
  • Emergency Response
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Decision-making
  • Relationship building
Lifeguard, 04/2019 to Current
Merlin EntertainmentPlymouth Meeting, PA,
  • Kept watch over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Conducted hourly inspections of pool and removed any obstacles that could impede line of sight, including trash, toys and any other view inhibitors.
  • Informed patrons of unsafe or hazardous conditions, including storms or hazardous chemical levels, and provided options for alternative activities.
  • Communicated issues, including rule-breaking and dangerous conditions to supervisor for assistance with remediation.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Identified emergency situations, including potential drownings and entered water without hesitiation for lifesaving measures.
  • Consistently complied with pool regulations and policies while encouraging staff to adhere to guidelines.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and backboard (spinal injury) rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
Private Nanny, 04/2015 to 08/2020
2 FamiliesCity, STATE,
  • Engaged with children, providing nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Helped children complete homework and special assignments daily to support academic performance.
  • Coordinated after-school activities and transportation for 1-4 children (varied daily) for practices and events.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe, accessible area.
  • Prepared snacks and meals, scheduled and coordinated projects and reinforced appropriate discipline for children according to parents' specifications.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
Dance Teacher's Assistant, 08/2018 to 06/2020
Studio CCity, STATE,
  • Instructed groups ranging from 10 to 30 children, with particular focus on ballet and tap, hip hop and jazz styles.
  • Helped with coordination and administration of complete dance program.
  • Planned choreography for group performances and family recitals.
Boutique Sales Associate, 09/2018 to 04/2019
Hey LottieCity, STATE,
  • Boosted brand loyalty by delivering exceptional service to every customer, including answering questions and resolving complaints.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Influenced customers' buying decisions by expertly suggesting related products and accessories.
  • Encouraged return business by sharing information about upcoming launches and promotions.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2020 to Rockwood Summit Sr. High School - Fenton, MO
: Nursing, Expected in to University Of Arkansas, Fayetteville - Fayetteville, AR
Activities and Honors


Activity 1: Studio C Competition Dance Line

Studio C competition line is a competitive dance program that I participated in for the last eight years. I not only participated in at least 20 hours of dance a week, but also taught classes.

Activity 2: Silver Stars Dance Team

High school dance team included participating in a team that holds both state and national rankings, practicing at least 10 hours a week if not more. We competed in numerous places including Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Florida.

Activity 3: S.P.A.C.E. Cadets

Students Promoting Awareness into the Community Everyday (S.P.A.C.E. Cadets) participates in health awareness and community service events year-round for awareness of healthy living habits, disability awareness, and cancer awareness. I was a member of the club throughout all four of my high school years. Through the program, I was able to guide underclassman on the best ways to promote awareness for desired topics as well as assume leadership following my graduation.

Activity 4: Danny’s Dreams

Danny’s Dreams’ raises donations for the neonatal intensive care unit at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. From my fourth-grade year and on I participated, until the family made the executive decision to discontinue the benefit.

Activity 5: Toy Drive

After my friend passed away in the eight grade, my best friend and I held a toy donation drive for Children's Hospital. Though we only did this one year, it was an astounding experience.

Activity 6: Community Service

I typically participate in roughly 50 hours of community service year-round.

Awards & Honors

Award/Honor 1:

As a freshman in college at the University of Arkansas, I am currently a member of the Honors College, which you must have at least a 3.5 GPA to be a part of.

Award/Honor 2: Falcon Flight

Rockwood Summit teachers and coaches are permitted to nominate one student per year for an award known as Falcon Flight. The award recognizes the most determined, and honorary students/athletes of the current year. I was a recipient my sophomore year of high school.

Award/Honor 3: District Recognition

My seventh grade I was asked by my National Junior Honor Society director to perform a puppet show pertaining to disabilities. Continuing the show for six years, I would graciously go on to receive an award from the Partners in Education of the Rockwood School District each year.

Award/Honor 4: Honor Roll

In order to make the honor roll, students must obtain a minimal grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. I obtained a position all four years of high school.

Award/Honor 5: MSHSAA

At all three state competitions, as well as yearly banquets, I was awarded for my previous academic standings. These awards have included bronze, silver and gold rankings.

Award/Honor 6: NJHS

Dating back to my years in middle school, most specifically spring of 2013 - fall of 2016, I upheld a 3.5 or higher-grade point average taking all honors courses available rather than standardized courses. Resulting from my academic achievements, I was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.

Award/Honor 7:

In terms of scholarships for college, I applied to many and earned a good number of those I applied for in the year of 2019-2020 for the 2020-2021 school year. Among these would be the Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship, another first responder tailored scholarship for the descendants of Lieutenants, the non-resident tuition award for the University of Arkansas in which you must have had a 3.8 cumulative GPA as well as at least a 28 cumulative on your ACT to obtain the highest value awarded (90%), which I received, and a few more.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rockwood Summit Sr. High School
  • University Of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Job Titles Held:

  • Lifeguard
  • Private Nanny
  • Dance Teacher's Assistant
  • Boutique Sales Associate


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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