Lifeguard Resume Sample

Lifeguards employ at beaches, rivers, swimming pools, and water parks. Their primary duty is to ensure the safety of swimmers and water sports participants. Lifeguards explain the safety rules and rescue people who are in danger and they give first aid to save lives. The professional needs to ensure the safety of visitors and warn them about unsafe situations. Lifeguards need to be more than 16 years of age or older and they must complete the lifeguard training program. They must know first aid and CPR certification. They must be proficiently interacting with people of various ages from diverse backgrounds. They need to be physically fit, agile and strong. Some of their job duties include assisting with swimming lessons, overseeing activities at an aquatic center, monitoring designated areas to recognize signs of danger, warning swimmers regarding unsafe situations, performing first aid procedures, and maintaining records and reports.

Lifeguard Resume

Name: Kiara Aitken

Address: 7834 Stanley Avenue, Garden City, NY 11894
Phone: 516 – 406-744
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Head Lifeguard, Huntington State Beach, Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA


Certified and energetic lifeguard with 5 years of experience supervising a large number of swimmers, maintaining an enjoyable environment and great customer experience providing professional advice and assistance and training new staff. Currently enrolled in sports medicine who loves water and help enjoy it safely with proper training.


  • Excellent attention to details ensuring a high level of quality in every task
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Pleasing personality and team-oriented
  • Highly organized and goal-oriented
  • Punctual and excellent disposition
  • Physically fit and hold International experience
  • Champion Swimmer, Certification, first aid, and CPR
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to pay attention to details
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and connect with customers

Work Experience

Head Lifeguard, Huntington State Beach, Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and patrols all area of the beaches
  • Trains and orient new lifeguards
  • Manage and evaluate a team of lifeguards
  • Conduct and lead physical fitness training for lifeguards

Certified Lifeguard, Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicated with swimmers and beachgoers using a megaphone, whistle, and verbally
  • Evacuated water and beach areas when deemed necessary
  • Monitored weather report closely to ensure the safety of vacationers and swimmers
  • Assisted beachgoers, swimmers, and travelers as necessary

Certified Lifeguard, Bass Olympic Pool, Queens, NY (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategized various method of teaching swimming to a diverse group of students of all age group
  • Ensured the safety of students and other swimmers at all time
  • Provided swimming lessons and group swimming instructions
  • Oversaw poolside safety measures both in the pool and surrounding area


Masters in Sports Medicine – University of Missouri

Bachelor Degree of Science – Exercise Science – University of Missouri

High School: Central High School


Karen Blake, Certified Lifeguard, Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 11/3/1998
  • Hobbies: Playing badminton and tennis

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