Augusta, GA, USA Req #31028
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Location: Augusta Kroc Center

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour (Part-Time)

About this opportunity:

Ensures the safety of pool patrons and assists with aquatic programs and pool operation.  Work is performed under the general supervision of an Aquatics Manager.

Key responsibilities:


  • Develops and maintains a close working relationship with the Aquatics Manager, Aquatics Coordinator, internal and external clients in order to create and maintain a safe and positive experience.
  • Safeguards and regulates conduct of pool patrons, enforces pool policies, rules, and regulations, Rescues patrons and performs appropriate follow-up procedures, including the proper use of equipment in the performance of first aid.
  • Test water quality in pool and maintains appropriate records.
  • Assists in the proper maintenance and sanitary upkeep of the pool, pool area, and locker rooms.
  • Participates in the preparation of daily records.
  • Provides written reports on all accidents, Maintains proper updated safety requirements.
  • Attends in-service training and instructs certain skills to staff.
  • Conducts patron swimming test to assess ability to swim independently and unattended.
  • Provides excellent internal and external customer service.  Crate a positive experience for patrons through professional and courteous behavior.
  • Handles customer conflict and complaints professionally, as necessary.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties in and around the natatorium, i.e. hosing, vacuuming, picking up litter, etc.
  • Performs work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures.  Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced Lifeguards.
  • Assists Aquatics Coordinator in daily aquatic managerial duties.
  • Assists Aquatics Coordinator with the proper chemical balances in both pool and whirlpool as directed adjusting these balances as directed.
  • Handles the mechanical/pump room or chemical problems as necessary.
  • Have a good understanding of current best practices in regard to the aquatics programs and keep current with new changes that will affect programs.
  • Interact professionally in all contact with the public and Salvation Army Officers and staff.
  • Abide by Salvation Army Policies and Procedures and have an acceptance of Salvation Army philosophy and mission.


What we are looking for in you:

  • Must be able to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard certification; Lifeguarding experience is not required.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:


Ability to meet attendance requirements and follow Aquatics Attendance Policy; must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis; must be able to perform tasks of a repetitive nature without diminished performance; must be able to bend, squat, twist, and stand, as these movements are a regular requirement of this position; must be physically able to give emergency care if a situation arises; work is performed in a pool environment with some exposure to discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Employee Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plans and more!

Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

Application Submittal Period:  05/21/2024-06/21/2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family GA-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Recreation
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Augusta, GA, USA