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BSA Summit Group
Oak Hill, WV
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Monitor the swimming and lake activities on the Summit's lakes to ensure a safe experience for participants.

Location: James C. Justice National Scout Camp

Reports To: Aquatics Team Lead and Head Lifeguard

Salary Grade: II

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the safety of participants in the lake. Perform water rescues as needed.
  • Supervise BSA Swim Tests.
  • Implement the buddy tag system to ensure waterfront staff know who is in the lake and to know when they have left.
  • Maintain a clean and efficient program area.
  • Use any and all safety equipment mandated in your program venue.
  • Insure proper use, security and care of program equipment.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the management team.

Qualifications & Trainings:

  • Must be 18 years of age at the start of the employment period.
  • Must have or complete BSA or Red Cross lifeguard certification (preferably with the Waterfront endorsement).
  • Must have or be able to obtain a current certification in Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and handle materials up to 70
  • Strong Swimmer.
  • Must meet the Summit Bechtel Reserve's high adventure height/weight requirements as laid out in the Summit BSA Health & Medical Record.


  • Summit Staff Uniform
    • Shirt Provided.
    • Shorts or Pants not provided: brown, green, or olive (available at trading post if desired).
  • Activity Uniform (not provided)
    • Red Swim trunks or modest one-piece.
    • White T- Shirt or long sleeve.
    • Closed toed water shoes.
    • Recommended white or red hat/ visor, polarized sunglasses.
    • Guard, Lifeguard, and or red/ white cross logos are approved on shorts, shirts, and hats/visors.


  • 10x12' Platform Tent, Echo Base Camp

BSA Summit Group


Oak Hill, WV
25901 USA


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