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Full-Time Lifeguard

Fitness, Recreation & Aquatics --> Full-Time

Cambridge, MA
ID: 20210270

 HealthFitness has unique full-time employment opportunities available to join our campus recreation team in Cambridge, Massachusetts! We are looking for full-time (40 hours per week, benefits eligible) Lifeguards within our aquatics program located on-campus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


This is a great opportunity for any aquatic professional looking to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse community in one of New England’s finest aquatic venues. This premier program includes a 150,000-square-foot facility complete with an Olympic 50m pool, Instructional 25yd pool and a satellite facility with a 25yd lap pool and instructional pool. Additional features of the facilities include extensive fitness activity space housing cardiovascular and strength equipment, squash courts, multi-activity court and 3 additional athletic facilities housing multiple gymnasiums, an indoor track and ice rink, and more! Serving an eligible population of 15,000+, this program incorporates comprehensive aquatics, fitness, wellness and recreational programming across several facilities. Learn more about the program at


There are morning and afternoon positions available. Must be available to work Saturday and Sunday shifts. 

  • Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 1pm-9pm
  • Mon, Tues, Fri 5:30am-1:30pm, Sat 7am-3pm, Sun 1pm-9pm


  Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Monitor patrons using the facility.
  • Enforce and explain rules as necessary.
  • Respond appropriately to any emergency situation.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and training.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and complete any other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience & Certifications:



  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment.
  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • A current Lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from the American Red Cross.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Leadership skills required.
  • Applicants must meet hiring requirements including but not limited to pre-employment drug test.



  • 1 year of lifeguard experience in an aquatic facility is strongly preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience.


HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business.  EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran


Trustmark is pleased to have earned recognition from the Chicago Tribune as a Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 Award winner.