Lifeguard at Patty Pool

University of Alaska

Lifeguard at Patty Pool


University of Alaska System


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: UAF Student Lifeguards work in the Patty Center Pool during condition swims, recreational swims, high school practices, masters practices, and private rentals. Typical duties include: monitor and enforce proper safety rules and activities in swimming area; perform lifesaving and first aid procedures as appropriate for the situation; provide routine clean-up, sanitizing, and general maintenance in pool and locker room areas; perform chlorine and PH water testing, and complete daily attendance and revenue reports as instructed.


Lifeguards are expected to have life saving and CPR Certifications. Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate all lifesaving and first aid skills required by the position. Lifeguards are expected to interact with pool users in a pleasant, tactful, and courteous manner.


Lifeguards work independently as part of a very important team, therefore are expected to have strong organization skills. The Lifeguard team has support from the staff at Nanook Recreation.


The starting wage is $13.50 per hour. Preferred Experience & Education: Nanook Recreation is willing to train applicants depending on lifeguard certification class availability, applicants with Water Safety Instructor or equivalent lifeguard experience are preferred. Required Experience & Education:

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification and CPR/AED for Lifeguards Certification.

Salary Information:

Starting wage is $13.50 per hour.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.


This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Brittany Tappa, Signers' Business Office HR Coordinator, at or 907-474-6353.


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Fairbanks, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-03-29