Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, US
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Lifeguard, Mona Plummer Aquatic Center

Arizona State University

SDA Aquatic Complex

Campus: Tempe


Job Description

**UP TO $500 BONUS FOR LIFEGUARDS!** See details below.

Sun Devil Athletics seek part-time Lifeguards who, under the direction of the Manager for Mona Plummer Aquatic Complex, oversees the aquatic complex, ensuring the safety of the patrons in the swimming area. Adheres to NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the department, the university, and the Arizona Board of Regents.

Bonus Structure:

$100 bonus paid for first pay period worked (paid on first regularly scheduled paycheck).
$200 bonus paid for the pay period ending June 26, 2022. Lifeguard must average 19 hours of work per week for all weeks worked between May 16 through June 26 to be eligible. Lifeguards starting employment after May 16 will have bonus prorated.
$200 bonus paid for the pay period ending August 21, 2022. Lifeguard must average 19 hours of work per week for all weeks worked between June 27 through August 21 to be eligible. Lifeguards starting employment after June 27 will have bonus prorated.

Salary Range

$15.76 per hour **This position is eligible for up to $500 in signing bonus!**

Close Date

16-May-2022 is the initial close date; applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every week until the search is closed.

Essential Duties

Monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents.
Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning.
Administers First Aid and/or appropriate rescue techniques in event of injury or incident.
Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations.
Follows emergency action plan and procedures established in the event of an emergency.
Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas; reports dangerous conditions and unsafe equipment to the supervisor.
Inspects facilities for cleanliness, completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.
Responsible for the availability and safekeeping of emergency equipment (rescue tubes, backboard, signs and other equipment).
Provides general information on pool operation to patrons.
Performs other duties deemed appropriate by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess current Lifesaving Certificate and First Aid Certificate and CRP/AED Certificate upon employment.

Desired Qualifications

Must be able to pass a water test to a depth of 18 feet at interview.
Lifeguard experience (1 year).
Experience using pool vacuuming system, lane lines, take up reels, and other competitive aquatic equipment.
Experience in reacting quickly and calmly to emergencies.
Experience in decision-making and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skill.

Working Environment

Activities are performed outdoors in extreme weather conditions subject to varying periods of sitting.
Stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
Swim for varying lengths of time and up to a depth of 18 feet to perform work.
Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 100 pounds
Constantly required to climb into lifeguard stands and climb in and out of swimming pool (with or without the use of pool ladders).
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, including resolution of conflicts.
Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
Hours are to be determined, must be able to work 15 hours a week but no more than 19 hours a week; must be able to work weekends, holidays and special events.
Pool vacuuming system, lane lines, take up reels, and other competitive aquatic equipment.

Department Statement

The mission of Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university.

SDA is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender and ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation.

SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a diversified workforce.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

To apply please go to see Req Id# 79133BR

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