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Naval Station Great Lakes Great Lakes, IL
  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


This is a part-time position that works for the Morale, Welfare & Recreation Department at Naval Station Great Lakes. The position pays $12.00/hour to start (plus Shift Differential and Training Opportunities).


Lifeguards will help oversee activities at either an Indoor Aquatic Facility or Seasonal Beach. During their time on duty, Lifeguards will be responsible for: Explaining and enforcing rules, regulations and policies to ensure safety of patrons, Monitoring designated areas to recognize signs of danger, Warning swimmers regarding unsafe situations. Responding to emergencies and rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning & Performing first aid procedures.

Secondary Duties will include: Assisting with swimming lessons, Administering swim tests, Maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of all areas, Maintaining records and reports & Assisting with Fitness, Sports & Aquatics or Other DOD Department Special Events as scheduled


16 years of age or older with successful completion of a Lifeguard Training Program (must be able to provide certificate) or the ability to obtain a Lifeguard Certification and at least 6 months of experience as a lifeguard. First Aid, CPR, and AED Certifications are required as part of the Lifeguard Certification.

Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written, with experience interacting with people of various ages from diverse backgrounds.

Other Requirements:

Available to work shifts between 9:30 AM and 8:00 PM plus some weekends and special events.

Naval Station Great Lakes

Why Work Here?

Awesome career opportunity to grow with an organization which serves those who serve our country!

The Naval Station Great Lakes Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) Department provides Navy personnel (including active duty and retired military, reservists, DoD employees and family members) with a varied program of wholesome and constructive off-duty leisure activities, community recreation, fitness, youth services, entertainment and hospitality. These combined services contribute to the quality of life and mission sustainment of the TOTAL FORCE stationed in and around NAVSTA Great Lakes and those authorized DoD personnel traveling to the local area.


2601 E. Paul Jones St. Great lakes, IL 60088
Great Lakes, IL