The primary role of the Lifeguard is to ensure the safety and well-being of Daylight pool guests.


To include but not limited to:

  • Ensures the overall safety of guests in pool area.
  • Provides constant visual surveillance of pool and surrounding area.
  • Provides proper rescue skills, as necessary.
  • Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning.
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations.
  • Follows all designated emergency procedures and understands duties in the event an emergency arises.
  • Monitors pool area and is responsible for the availability and safekeeping of emergency equipment and reports any problems to the Manager on Duty.
  • Remains visible to Daylight guests unless on an assigned break and follows assigned rotation.


  • Lifeguards must have all training and certifications required by the Southern Nevada Health District. Documentation must be always with the employee at the venue.
  • Proof of Current Lifeguard Certification from a Red Cross Advanced Lifesaving Course (or the equivalent). Effective certification status must be maintained while in role.
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and utilization of AED. Effective certification status in
  • First Aid, CPR, and utilization of AED must be maintained while in role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Southern Nevada Health District regulations.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • 1+ year(s) of experience as a lifeguard at an adult pool.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time (to include temperatures of 100+ degrees).
  • Ability to wear PPE (Face Mask and Protective Gloves when needed).
  • Availability to work varied shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must present a pleasant and professional appearance that customers will find appealing and easy to approach in order to initiate and engage in conversation.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with a high noise level.
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations.
  • Respond to visual and aural clues.
  • Must be able to tolerate areas containing secondary smoke, strong chemicals and odors.
  • Bend, stoop, crouch, crawl, reach, kneel, twist and grip items.
  • Stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Physical ability to maneuver up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to lift to 25 pounds.