YMCA of Greater Omaha

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Sarpy Community YMCA


The YMCA is looking for new Lifeguard/Swim Instructors to join our Aquatics Team. Various shifts available.

Must love the water and working with people of all ages. This is a great Part-Time Opportunity working for an organization that is part of your community!


  • Attends all required training sessions and scheduled meetings.
  • Consistent and vigilant monitoring of the pool required; anticipates possible hazardous situations and acts accordingly to prevent future occurrences.
  • Responds quickly, efficiently, and professionally to any emergency situation; completes necessary paperwork and notifies the appropriate professional staff member.
  • Assists with the general maintenance/upkeep of the aquatic facility.
  • Enforces all pool rules and regulations promptly and professionally; notifies the appropriate professional on duty staff member of inappropriate behavior of facility users.
  • Complies with all items contained in the YMCA’s Lifeguard Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Makes appropriate arrangements for a qualified substitute if unable to attend work.
  • On-Site attendance is required of this position.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED highly desirable; must be at least 16 years of age for both swim instructor and lifeguard positions.
  • Previous customer service experience highly desirable.
  • Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications highly desirable, must be willing to acquire all necessary certifications within first 30 days. 
  • Individual must possess maturity, sound judgment, and possess the ability to resolve conflicts in a professional and tactful manner.    

YMCA of Greater Omaha, an Equal Opportunity Employer


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