Aquatics Manager



Under general direction of the Assistant Director, Fitness Facilities, this position develops and manages the operations, facilities, and programming of the Aquatics unit at UCSF.  The incumbent is responsible for program planning and management, coordinating staff scheduling, facility operations, managing risk and safety, and program promotions as it relates to the identified program area. This position performs in-depth analysis and works as a team or independently to administer complex existing projects/programs and contributes to service enhancements/improvements.  The incumbent must be aware of current industry trends and have field experience.  Incumbent will design safe and effective programs, implement and supervise said programs for UCSF students, Fitness & Recreation members, and the UCSF community; and perform other duties as assigned including but not limited to maintenance and management of equipment and facilities.

The position is independently responsible for overseeing pool chemical and maintenance by UCSF Facility Services, engineering team, Fitness and Recreation Building Maintenance Workers, and outside pool service vendor.  Overseeing pool chemical maintenance and pool mechanical maintenance. 

The position is responsible for oversight of required certifications for Aquatics staff for lifeguards and instructors.  These include the following for lifeguards:

CPR/AED for Lifeguards, validity period one year, course time is 5 hours
Lifeguarding and First Aid Training, validity period three years, course time 32.5 hours
First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), validity period three years, course time 15 hour


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Lifeguard-Resident Camps

City of Berkeley Echo Lake Camp and Tuolumne Camp


Spend your summer Lifeguarding in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mpuntains at one of Berkeley's Resident Camps

Echo Lake and Tuolumne certified lifeguards will be responsible for providing a safe and fun aquatic experience for our campers. Lifeguards are responsible for providing surveillance and injury prevention strategies, maintaining and securing aquatic facilities and equipment, and when necessary, appropriately responding in emergency situations, providing standard lifeguard care until additional responders arrive. Lifeguard duties include swim tests for youth campers at Echo Lake, swimming pool and lake guarding at Echo Lake, and swimming hole guarding at Tuolumne.  Duties also include supervision of aquatic based games and activities, injury reporting, basic pool maintenance, and other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Current nationally recognized lifeguard certification, including CPR/First Aid/AED for the professional rescuer.  


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Where to Send Applications:

  • Send your completed application directly to our Camps email:

  • For questions, text or call DC Pompey, Recreation Coordinator (510) 292-8123 or email Shira Benau – Assistant Recreation Coordinator ( for more information about Summer Camp employment opportunities.

Season: Approximately June 5 – August 20, 2022. Extended schedules available.
Pay Rate: $60 - $72.44 / Day + 5% on lifeguard days, Meals & Lodging included

Recreation Supervisor (Aquatics)

Hayward Are Recreation and Park District


Under general supervision, manage, organize, direct, and promote a wide variety of recreation programs and activities at specific locations or within a major division of the overall District recreation programs; supervises the work of hourly recreation leaders and other full time personnel and provides high quality customer service.




Recreation Supervisors are assigned the responsibility for a specific recreational activity and/or a major division of the Districts recreation programs. Areas of responsibility may be designing and overseeing multiple recreation programs areas or units and/or designing and overseeing recreational activities to serve specific audiences. Recreation Supervisors act with a considerable degree of discretion and they report to the Recreation Superintendent. This class is distinguished from the Recreation Superintendent in that the latter is responsible for the entire Recreation Department.

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Aquatics Manager

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

The Aquatic Manager is responsible for supervising Lead Lifeguard, Swim Lesson Coordinator, and Lifeguards. The Aquatic Manager works in collaboration with the other Aquatics programs of the JCC. The Aquatics Manager is also responsible for performing any other assignments as required by the General Manager and Manager on Duty.

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Pool Paryy Lifeguard

Happy Swimmers USA

We are now hiring certified lifeguards with experience for mobile work
near you. Our private events gig lifeguard position has high pay with
flexible open hours that you choose going to client homes for mostly
Saturday or Sunday backyard swim parties, some weekdays. Accept only
what clients work for you.
Pay starts at $25/hr minimum as a base but often up to $40 an hour when
you consider the generous cash tipping for great service our clients
typically give. This is not a typical guard job at half the pay rate. Our clients
reward our staff well if you’re on your A-game! If you are a professional
lifeguard - great attitude, customer service and you know your skill,
consider becoming part of our team and truly making a difference in your
community, and be rewarded with top pay in our industry.
Flexible seasonal part-time style hours to work gigs that fit your schedule.
This is a great second job. Most of the work happens mid-May through
August, with some work available in April and September and holidays
throughout the year. Secure your slot on our team by interviewing now to
start when the season gets going.
LIFEGUARD Requirements:
1. Current lifeguard certification (or up to date before accepting gigs)
2. One summer season or more prior lifeguarding experience.
3. Professional attitude, conscientious.
4. Reliable car, smartphone, e-mail.
5. Pass a criminal background check, either recently done within 2
months, or through our affiliate.
We believe in paying the best in our industry. Most of our staff have been
with our company for 3 or more years.
Our clients include both high-profile people and also just nice moms and
If you want a job with purpose, making this world a better place—and
great pay—welcome to Happy Swimmers!

Pay: $25.00+ per hour minimum base but up to $40.00 per hour including
typical tips.

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Head Lifeguard

Highlands Recreation District

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Supervisor and the Aquatics Coordinator, the Head Lifeguard is responsible for assisting with the overall operation of the Highlands Pool, a year-round operated aquatic facility.

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