Part Time Lifeguard I

Parks & Recreation · Bentonville, Arkansas
Department Parks & Recreation
Employment Type Part-Time
Compensation $11.65- $12.82/HR Starting Wage


Lifeguards are responsible for the safety of all patrons using the Bentonville Community Center. Lifeguards must demonstrate strong customer service skills with a positive, energetic and outgoing personality. Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the health and safety of patrons by guarding their area of responsibility. As a lifeguard you are responsible for responding to any level of emergency around the pool area and facility within your training ability. Lifeguards must be able to enforce pool rules in a fair and polite manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Identify potential accident hazards

 Remain alert and prevent accidents 

 Enforce pool rules to all participants

 Carry a positive attitude toward all job responsibilities 

 Handle disciplinary situations with courtesy and fairness

 Respond quickly to the level of your training and emergency action plan

 Remain physically able to demonstrate and perform rescues and lifesaving skills

 Able to meet in-service requirements monthly 

 Ability to find qualified substitute for yourself in time of need 

 Notifying manager of broken or unsafe equipment

 Able to perform all aquatic duties; roving, climbing into guard chair, sitting in rescue ready position, and overall cleanliness of pool area.

 Needs to be rescue ready at all times; equipped with rescue equipment, staff uniform, and whistle while on duty.

 Able to work flexible hours 

 Responsible in keeping all certifications (PR/CPR, AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding) up to date to preform your job responsibilities.

 Be willing to be active in other Parks and Recreation responsibilities to help us reach our overall mission


Current American Red Cross PR/CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified.

Training provided by the City of Bentonville if needed

The City of Bentonville is committed to providing equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, political status, disability status, or genetic information, as required by all federal and state laws.  The City’s commitment extends to all employment related decisions, terms and conditions of employment (including job opportunities), promotions, pay and benefits.

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    • Location
      Bentonville, Arkansas
    • Department
      Parks & Recreation
    • Employment Type
    • Compensation
      $11.65- $12.82/HR Starting Wage