Swim Instructors & Lifeguards Needed At Sabes JCC

Job Title:

Swim Instructors and Lifeguards

Organization Name:

Sabes JCC

Job Type:

Full-time Part-time opportunities available as well


Dependant on experience and qualifications

Job Summary/Description:

Swim Instructor

The Swim Instructor is responsible for executing development swim lessons aligned with curriculum while providing high-quality customer service.


The Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of members while on the pool deck. The incumbent provides a high level of customer service and ensures a safe and positive program environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Teach various levels and age groups in accordance with the Sabes JCC instructional guidelines.
  • Plan lessons, select appropriate drills, and evaluate the student’s progress.
  • Present proper demonstrations and explain skills, analyze and correct performance, minimize fear, and use appropriate teaching devices.
  • Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare course completion certificates.
  • Provide outstanding swim experience for participants and families
  • Pleasant and appropriate customer service
  • Provide safe water experience, including knowing and enforcing pool rules


  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (or equivalent training).


At least 6 months swim instructor experience.

  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training).
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to adapt lessons according to needs of participants
  • Ability to give directions and guidance clearly
  • Dependable


  • Project and promote a professional image, including maintaining focus and alertness.
  • Customer service with guests and staff.
  • Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons.
  • Rescue swimmers in need of assistance.
  • Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR.
  • Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance.
  • Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck
  • Maintain a proactive focus to minimize the possibility of patron injury.
  • Conduct routine chemical test of the water on a daily basis.
  • Basic ongoing cleaning duties throughout day
  • Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing.
  • Attend scheduled in-services and trainings
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training).
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training).
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training).
  • Critical thinking initiative when reacting to any situations

How To Apply:

Please contact Danya Kornblum at dkornblum@sabesjcc.org for more information and to apply.


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