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Lifeguard Instructor
Oshman Family JCC Palo Alto, CA

Lifeguard Instructor

Oshman Family JCC
Palo Alto, CA
Expired: February 11, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $25 to $30 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Want to work at and receive a free membership to a state-of-the-art fitness center? Read below to find out how!

Must have, or be willing to acquire, American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification.

Pay Range: $25-$30/hour

The Job: Are you a great trainer with the ability to inspire and motivate others? If so, this might be the role for you! As a Lifeguard Instructor you will be responsible for supporting our campus certification needs for Red Cross courses. You will work with the Aquatics Manager or other department heads regarding course scheduling, skill evaluations, or skill review. In this position you will prepare and implement all Red Cross Certified course work for the following trainings: Lifeguard course, CPR/AED, First Aid, etc. As a Lifeguard Instructor you will be responsible for observing and directing all class participants, providing feedback and appropriate corrections as per Red Cross guidelines and Aquatics Management direction.

The Place: The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) is an exciting and innovative non-profit organization in the heart of Silicon Valley. We create fun, meaningful, inclusive and joyful experiences through educational, social, cultural, spiritual, fitness and wellness programs. Our diverse and passionate staff of 250+ collaborate to make our 8.5-acre campus a truly special place for the nearly 20,000 visitors every week. Join us! Visit

The Core Duties:
  • Work with management to schedule Lifeguard classes ongoing
  • Work with management to schedule First Aid, CPR, and AED courses as needed
  • Plan skill reviews that may be in-water or on dry-land, select appropriate drills and evaluate the skill
  • Effectively communicate each student's progress to the student and parent, guardian, or manager
  • Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of courses

The Essentials:
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certification - Required
  • Lifeguard Training Certification - Required
  • Lifeguard Instructor Certification - Required
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor Certification - Required
  • Individual must be dynamic, enthusiastic, energetic, friendly, personable and have the ability to inspire and motivate others
  • 1+ years of experience being an American Red Cross Instructor preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, customer service-oriented commitment to safety
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities when required
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate information clearly (written and oral)
  • Must have the ability to inspire and motivate others with great people skills
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, with good time management and great follow-up skills
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
  • Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

The Perks: (Some conditions apply)
  • Free membership at our award-winning fitness center for you and a friend!
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work life balance
  • Personal Development
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • 403(b) retirement
  • Unlimited access to our new R&R room - with a focus on Recovery
  • Reimbursement for continuing education certification and conference fees
  • Employee discount program
  • OFJCC swag
  • Fun, motivating workplace
  • Free Coffee!!

Benefits exceptions apply, based on # hours worked per week


Oshman Family JCC

Palo Alto, CA
94309 USA


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