lifeguard resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Attentive Gym Attendant provides efficient guest service with sincerity and respect to facility policies, programs and services. Exhibits guidance and support for guests to meet fitness needs and goals. Demonstrates excellent public relations and communication skills.

Friendly Recreation Attendant with commitment to delivering excellent customer service. Skilled at ride loading and unloading to maintain seamless operations. Offering excellent active listening and safety oversight skills.

Attentive Attractions Attendant supervising and monitoring operational procedures to promote safe experiences. Successfully building positive rapport with customers, maintaining professional appearance and upholding strong public image.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Accomplished supervisor experienced in team leadership and staff management in related roles. Continuously improves team performance and service offerings with proactive management strategies. Offers excellent conflict resolution and decision-making abilities.

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.

Accomplished Lifeguard experienced in swim instruction and versed in lifeguard operations. Alert while monitoring swimmers and water activities. Focused on helping maintain equipment and facilities.

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Safety understanding
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Operations monitoring
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Safety procedures
  • Customer service expertise
  • Supervision
  • Lifeguard Procedures
  • Rules Enforcement
  • Decision Making
  • Accident and Injury Prevention
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Critical Thinking
  • Hazard Detection
  • Strong Client Relations
  • Emergency Response
  • Relationship Building
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Enforcing Rules
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Program and Activity Planning
  • Positive Engagement
  • Life Skills Development
  • Time Management
  • Activity Supervision
  • Creative and Energetic
  • Team Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Complaint Resolution
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Group Supervision
  • Activity Planning and Coordination
  • Check in and Checkout Procedures
  • Safety Guidelines and Procedures
  • Organization
  • Multitasking
  • Towel washing
  • Sport Strategy
  • Practice Game Play
  • Competitive Strategies
06/2017 to Current
Lifeguard City Of Seabrook Seabrook, TX,
  • 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.
  • Alerted patrons of storm conditions and directed to exit water immediately during local severe weather situations.
  • 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.
  • Logged chemical readings to keep pool water at safe levels and avoid potential illness among patrons.
  • Delivered basic life support in emergency situations and administered CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
  • Identified emergency situations or potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
  • Cautioned swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards.
  • Engaged children in pool activities to learn about water safety.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
06/2022 to 08/2023
Camp Counselor Marsden Holding Llc Coral Springs, FL,
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Documented attendance and checked on late campers.
  • Reported incidents and accidents to supervisors and completed necessary paperwork.
  • Kept children hydrated and applied sunscreen before activities to prevent sun and heat-related issues.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Communicated with other counselors to coordinate group activities.
  • Informed campers of daily schedules and provided regular timing updates to prevent lateness to subsequent activities.
  • Identified safety concerns and acted quickly to resolve issues and keep campers safe and healthy.
  • Helped campers build confidence and self-esteem through consistent guidance and mentoring.
  • Met with staff to discuss rules, regulations and work-related problems.
  • Completed and maintained time and attendance forms and inventory lists.
03/2022 to 05/2022
Gym Attendant Prince William County Government Prince William County, VA,
  • Answered phones, issued equipment and completed guest check-in.
  • Cleaned and sanitized locker room to complete station assignments, wiping down gym equipment and restocking supplies.
  • Returned equipment to proper locations and re-racked weights, equipment and accessories.
  • Oversaw recreation and fitness center activities, maintained security, safety and cleanliness of facilities, greeted members and guests and set up and tore down gym equipment.
  • Conducted tours for new and potential members, discerned fitness needs, explained options for meeting needs, clearly explained membership terms and encouraged guests to join.
  • Mastered use of gym and fitness center equipment and rules for sports activities and delivered safety-focused demonstrations to members and guests when requested.
  • Monitored inventory of supplies and equipment and requested replacements or upgrades and operated computer software packages to assist customers and drive efficient club operation.
  • Maintained cleanliness, neatness and organization of customer areas.
  • Resolved customer issues to maintain high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
  • Responded to questions about local area and company services.
  • Kept current on market and product trends to effectively answer customer questions.
06/2021 to 07/2021
Camp Counselor Marsden Holding Llc Cottage Grove, MN,
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Designed activities to help individuals overcome confidence issues and build strength.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Arranged decorations, equipment and site resources to facilitate various entertaining activities for campers.
  • Communicated camper needs, progress and attitudes in weekly staff meetings and made appropriate program adjustments.
  • Assisted homesick children, actively listening to concerns and providing emotional support.
  • Monitored for signs of physical and emotional distress and stopped activities to administer care when appropriate.
  • Helped campers build confidence and self-esteem through consistent guidance and mentoring.
  • Helped children to develop social skills and meaningful relationships.
  • Assisted with training camp staff on program and procedures.
  • Helped out by sending out mailings, answering phones and monitoring.
  • Maintained tidy, clean and organized play and work areas.
  • Explained and enforced rules to keep campers safe and healthy.
  • Collaborated with staff to establish and maintain supportive and structured environment.
  • Assisted campers with behavior issues and helped children open up and bond with new friends.
  • Developed engaging, informative activities for campers.
  • Created and coordinated staff schedules, daily activity schedules and field trips, maintaining proper staffing levels.
  • Showed professionalism in working with campers and willingness to learn on job.
  • Inspected cleanliness and hygiene of camp area.
  • Met with parents and briefed on camp activities.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2024 to to
Bachelor of Science: Sports Management
Anna Maria College - Paxton, MA
  • Middle Block for [AMCATS], 2022 to 2024
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate of Science: Business Administration and Management
Quinsigamond Community College - Worcester, MA
  • Dean’s List Honoree, eight semester.
  • Graduate High Honors
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa
  • Student Scholar Athlete
Expected in 05/2019 to to
High School Diploma:
Eagle Hill School - Hardwick, MA
  • Honor Roll ‘15-‘16, ‘17-‘18, ‘18-‘19
  • Female Athlete of the year 2015-2016, 2018-2019.
  • Student Scholar Athlete
  • Pioneer 2016-2018
  • Prefect 2018-2019

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School Attended

  • Anna Maria College
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Eagle Hill School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lifeguard
  • Camp Counselor
  • Gym Attendant
  • Camp Counselor


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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