Job Title:                Lifeguard
Reports To:            
Waterpark Manager
FLSA Status:          
$15 hourly to start

We are hiring certified lifeguards and those willing to be trained to become a certified lifeguard for our indoor waterpark. Upon successful completion of the lifeguard class, pay will increase to $16 hourly. Must be at least 16 years old and have weekend availability.


(Other duties may be assigned)

  1. Ensure the safety of the guests and prevent injuries by supervising pools and surrounding area.*
  2. Maintain all aquatics/pools standards and enforce all rules as set into standard by both Ellis & Associates and the Resort Management.
  3. Administer first aid to the public and employees using OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen precautions. Provide immediate care to sustain life until Emergency Medical Service arrives as necessary.
  4. Accurately and completely fill out all paperwork required to coincide with any first aid administered in a timely manner to ensure documentation can be distributed to appropriate personnel.
  5. During slower periods, cleanliness and sanitation of Waterpark is expected to be performed by all staff. Management may provide specific lists based on needs.
  6. Maintain current certifications by doing required training. Maintain physical fitness. Perform endurance swims, rescue procedures upon request. Does in-service on a monthly documented basis.
  7. Wear proper attire and whistle in accordance with dress code standards.
  8. Attend staff meetings and training’s as required.
  9. Communicate all pool rules professionally and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.
  10. Follows established safety procedures. Complies with all policies and procedures.


  1. Ability to properly and safely operate equipment used.
  2. Must be at least 16 years of age. Must have valid working papers if under 18.
  3. Must have weekend availability.
  4. Knowledge of the standards of care in the industry.
  5. Demonstrates ability to work independently.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively with the public, guests and staff members.
  7. Must have emotional stability and the ability to make sound decisions that conform to facility policies when dealing in adverse situations.
  8. Knowledge that their decisions may affect the total facility staff and the lives of others.
  9. Must be firm, fair, consistent and courteous in order to gain respect and cooperation of the public.
  10. Must have a positive attitude in order to fully cooperate with other guards in a team effort, and adhere to rules and regulations to ensure successful operation of the facility.
  11. Must have the physical and mental conditions necessary to be able to properly and timely activate and complete the EAP system in case of an emergency.
  12. Must possess good oral communication skills.
  13. Independent judgment concerning work methods and procedures is required.


No experience necessary, we will train!


We certify through Ellis & Associates.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to guests, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  1. Employee summer & winter season pass for $15. Includes summer mountain biking /winter ski & snowboard access. Includes complimentary ski/snowboard rentals along with discounted learn to ski lessons.
  2. Additional discounts on lodging, food, gear, and during the summer on mountain biking.
  3. Excellent training and professional development.
  4. Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (All full-time staff-1st of the month after 30 days of employment).
  5. For all seasonal, full-time and part-time staff GPMR offers tele-health benefits for a nominal fee.

Greek Peak Mountain Resort, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Department: Waterpark
Employment Status: Part Time
Location: Cortland NY
Area: Cascades Waterpark Hope Lake Lodge

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