Health & Recreation Complex


Job Description

It is the principle duty of the lifeguard to provide a safe environment for all participants. The guard needs to ensure safety of participants by preventing and responding to emergencies.

General Duties

  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules, and regulations
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies
  • Inspect the aquatic facilities and report unsafe conditions and equipment to the Assistant Director
  • Actively guard and scan the pool area at all times; refrain from socializing while guarding
  • Secure the pool area by locking all doors when a lifeguard is not on duty
  • Attend and participate in in-service trainings
  • Attend to participant questions and comments
  • Complete guard report
  • Complete additional duties as assigned
  • Perform regular chemical testing of pool water
  • Guards must be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid

Normal Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 11p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Aquatic Center
Monday - Friday
6 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Facility Break Hours


530 W. 49th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-4472 (4HRC)
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