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The YMCA of Long Island is seeking Lifeguards who maintain safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


  • Glen Cove – Must have current Nassau County Lifeguard Certificate
  • Huntington
  • Bay Shore
  • Patchogue
  • East Hampton – Full-time positions available


  1. Maintains active surveillance of the pool
  2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, and procedure Completes related reports as required.
  3. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  5. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  6. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.
  7. Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.
  8. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  9. Ensure program, staff and patrons maintain hygiene habits/practices in accordance with CDC guidelines.


  1. Minimum age of 16.
  2. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid.
  3.  Current Lifeguard certificate.
  4. Ability to maintain certification-level of physical and mental readiness
  5. Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA stand


  1. Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness
  2. Meet strength and lifting requirement
  3. See and observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility.


For immediate consideration, please email a resume and/or a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications to the contact listed below at the desired location:

  • Glen Cove – Peter Foster, Executive Director,
  • Huntington – Nicole Dinolfo, Director of Operations, at
  • Bay Shore – Lisa McKeown, Aquatics Director,
  • Patchogue – Christina Frank, Aquatics Director,
  • East Hampton – Sondra Vecchio, Aquatics/Camp Director,

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