water safety instructor resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Energetic Water Safety Instructor with advanced knowledge of water safety and training techniques. Skilled in swim basics, as well as lifesaving techniques, swift water rescue measures and emergent care. Certified in First Aid, CPR, and water rescue. Observant lifeguard with demonstrated success in monitoring recreational safety and providing skilled emergency support. Agile and responsive with good physical stamina and reflexes. Trained in beachfront, and aquatic centers. Reliable employee seeking crew member for dolphin star position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Group and individual instruction
  • Safety training
  • Pool operations
  • First Aid and CPR instruction
  • Emergency response skills
  • Swimmer rescue
  • Swimming techniques
  • Adult and child aquatics
  • Child Supervision
  • Lesson Planning
Work History
Water Safety Instructor, 06/2019 - 08/2021
Foothills Park And Recreation District Denver, CO,
  • Instructed students in water safety techniques.
  • Taught emergency response and rescue protocols for water safety.
  • Prepared equipment before each class class and stored items promptly after classes.
  • Taught daily swim instruction to students varying in ages and skill levels.
  • Assisted in setting up pool deck, cleaning up public areas and closing pool in unsafe conditions.
  • Maintained knowledge and certification of first aid and CPR.
  • Demonstrated basic to advanced swim techniques and breathing exercises.
  • Collaborated with parents regarding youth swim goals and planned course path.
  • Earned Water Safety Instructor certification and managed beachfront safety.
  • Followed federal and state water safety rules throughout activities.
  • Detailed factors such as weather, incidents and aid rendered in daily reports to management.
  • Met needs of different students by adapting teaching materials and methods.
  • Worked closely with students and parents to increase positive feedback from parents and boost overall student success.
  • Helped students meet course goals by establishing clear objectives for lessons, units and projects.
  • Used teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings and fins correctly to teach students.
  • Maintained control and safety of class and kept children in flotation always within arm's reach.
  • Planned classes covering different ages and skill levels to prepare students for basic and advanced swimming needs.
Lifeguard, 06/2017 - 08/2021
Ymca Of Greater San Antonio Hunt, TX,
  • Monitored safety of guests in and around swimming pool.
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support.
  • Observed weather and water conditions and alerted visitors to potential dangers, storms and rip currents.
  • Prevented falls near and into pool by calmly reminding patrons to exercise caution around edges.
  • Inspected pool during shift and skimmed toys and trash that could clog pool pump.
  • Checked water readings regularly to keep chemicals at safe levels and avoid potential illnesses among patrons.
  • Consulted with emergency personnel while securing scene.
  • Checked pool and surrounding areas for hazardous conditions.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by greeting pool patrons with courtesy and resolving issues promptly.
  • Scrutinized pool deck area to prevent possible injuries or fatalities, minimizing emergent situations.
  • Attentively monitored swimmers to identify distress.
  • Entered water immediately to pull struggling swimmers to safety.
  • Saved distressed persons using rescue techniques and equipment.
  • Performed lifesaving measures during incidents until paramedics arrived on scene.
Retail Sales Associate, 06/2020 - 02/2021
The Retail Outsource Group Fort Atkinson, WI,
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Used consultative sales approach to understand customer needs and recommend relevant offerings.
  • Volunteered for extra shifts during holidays and other busy periods to alleviate staffing shortages.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Maintained clean sales floor and straightened and faced merchandise.
  • Used POS system to process sales, returns, online orders and gift card activations.
  • Greeted customers and helped with product questions, selections and purchases.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Provided accurate information about promotions, customer programs and products, helping drive high customer retention.
  • Informed customers of current store promotions to encourage additional sales purchases.
Summer Nanny, 06/2020 - 08/2020
N/A City, STATE,
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Prepared tasty, healthy meals for children to encourage good eating habits.
  • Organized different types of activities to enhance physical and intellectual development.
  • Involved children in caring for household pets and chores.
  • Assisted children in dressing appropriately for day's activities.
  • Stayed current on toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings.
  • Coordinated field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
Bachelor of Science: Marine Biology, Expected in 05/2025
Hawaii Pacific University - Honolulu, HI
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2021
Rush City High School - Rush City, MN,
Status -

Water Safety Instructor

CPR and First Aid

Beachfront lifeguard

Aquatic center lifeguard


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School Attended

  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Rush City High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifeguard
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Summer Nanny


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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