Sage Hospitality Resources Water Resort Lifeguard in Farmingville, New York


Req #:


Why Us:

Joining our winning Hampton Team as a Pool Party Life Guard!

  • Life guarding position for our hotel pool parties Nov-May.

  • Weekends are a must.

  • Must be a certified life guard, with CPR Certification.

Job Title:

Water Resort Lifeguard

Location Name:

Hampton Inn Brookhaven



EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

To promote the safety and well-being guests swimming, riding, playing and enjoying the overall experience of our water resort. Lifeguards interact directly with guests by providing courteous, friendly, and professional assistance.



Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.


Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.


Must have current Ellis and Associates International Lifeguard Training Program Shallow Water Lifeguard Certification which includes: lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, and AED.

Knowledge of terminology/techniques to operate general lifeguard and rescue equipment.

Ability to observe and analyze safety situations and determine appropriate course of action.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Interpret, apply and explain applicable rules and regulations, prepare and maintain clear, concise and accurate documentation.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions, remain calm, make sound decisions and respond appropriately in emergency situations.

Maintain personal physical endurance and agility.


Required to stand, walk, see and hear for long periods of time.

Ability to lift, push, pull and carry aquatic or other equipment on a daily basis; 20-40 lbs and sometimes items up to 100 pounds.

Bending – Bend to pick up dropped items as needed. Bend to assist in guests in pools or using aquatic equipment.

Mobility – 95% of shift covering aquatic facilities in the water resort. May require quick, sudden movements both in and out of water at depths of up to five feet.

Swimming – Able to swim and assist guests in distress in the aquatic facility.

Continuous standing to supervise assist various water resort outlets.

Climbing stairs, including water resort attractions.

Occasionally required to sit, pull, carry and reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, use of both eyes, ability to distinguish basic colors and shades; depth perception and peripheral vision. Lifeguard position requires 20/20 corrected vision at all times.

Education/Formal Training

Ellis and Associates Lifeguard Licensure required


Previous lifeguard experience preferred but not required.

Material/Equipment Used

Lifeguard, safety, first aid and CPR equipment.


While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to water, moving mechanical equipment and water apparatus. Indoor Water Resort is a wet, humid and warm environment.

Work area contains exposure to chemicals such as chlorine and other water purification chemicals.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.

Position Type:

Part Time - Regular