Lifeguard Specialist

Camp Kingfisher
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Job Title:
Lifeguard Specialist
Hours: 40-50 hours per week
Classification: Nonexempt, hourly, seasonal
Reports to: Camp Directors


Position Purpose:

All staff at Camp Kingfisher are hired to:

  • lead campers as a positive, caring role model
  • provide campers with fun, positive outdoor learning experiences
  • help campers grow and learn through challenges

The Lifeguard/Specialist leads the safe implementation of the swimming program for campers at Camp Kingfisher. Lifeguards are also responsible for leading 6 swimming periods per day, maintaining pool facilities, and fulfilling additional specialist duties at camp.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high standards of safety, health, and cleanliness during all activities in the pool area
  • Implement and supervise all aspects of the pool program for campers entering grades pre-K-9
  • Administer swim tests and efficiently communicate pool rules and expectations
  • Water testing and monitoring chemical levels
  • Create and lead programs for when the pool is closed
  • Support program areas such as aftercare, waterfront, all camp activities, and any other areas as directed
  • Substitute as a counselor as needed
  • Clean pool and camp facilities daily
  • Attend weekly camp staff and specialist meetings
  • Complete additional duties as assigned
  • Prepare and deliver rain plans during inclement weather


Other Job Duties:

  • Lifeguard for 2-4 after-camp programs such as camper late nights
  • Contribute to verbal/written evaluations and communication as requested
  • Keeping track of and recording hours worked, requesting director’s approval for any additional hours prior to work



  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification, course provided
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification, course provided
  • Experience (and passion for) teaching or working with children
  • Ability to adhere to and to enforce Camp Kingfisher’s water safety procedures
  • Background in child care, camps, or prior lifeguarding
  • Willingness to work outdoors during the summer season
  • Must be able to lift over 20 pounds
  • Valid GA driver’s license


Complete and submit the online application



Debby Head, Camp Co-Director, Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075

Phone- 770.992.2055 x232, email

The mission of Camp Kingfisher is to connect campers with nature and each other.

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