Lifeguards Summer 2017 Merritt Clubs

Merritt Clubs

Merritt Clubs locations in Baltimore, White Marsh, Towson, Eldersburg and management sites throughout the Baltimore area

Lifeguards (seasonal and year round):

Maryland’s most elite fitness organization is rapidly expanding again! With over 40 years of outstanding success Merritt Clubs is looking for career-minded leaders who can think “outside the box” to rocket our top-notch team to the next level.

We are looking for seasonal Lifeguards for the Summer of 2017 to ensure the safety of members and guests.

Current openings include our Eldersburg, White Marsh and Baltimore City locations as well as management sites in Towson and Catonsville.  Starting guards will make $10 per hour and pool operator classes are available at no charge to earn an additional $.50 per hour.

Duties include:

·         Completes cleaning sheet assignment and proactive in maintaining a clean aquatic facility.

·         Helps set pool up for aquatic activities, including moving lane lines and aqua equipment.

·         Ensures the aquatics facility is maintained in a safe environment.

·         Performs pool chemical test every two hours, makes adjustments as trained.

·         Creates an enjoyable experience for all members and guests

·         Interacts and engages members and guests

·         Scans their whole area of coverage

·         Is positioned to see all pool area with lifeguard tube on lap or holding while standing.

·         Promotes the club and turns in club referrals on a monthly basis

·         Enforce rules and regulations in a safe and fair manner.

·         Is active in promoting swim classes, aquatic programs and club programs.

·         Is in proper uniform (shirt, suit, whistle, name tag)

·         Displays willingness to learn and assume additional tasks

The qualified candidates will have a drive to succeed and have a genuine interest in health and fitness. Qualified applicants will possess:

·         Current national lifeguard certification

·         Current national CPR/AED certification

·         Positive attitude and professional appearance

·         Works well with others in team and individual

·         Attends scheduled trainings and meetings

·         Exhibits excellent time and people management skills

·         Displays strong decision-making ability

·         Preferably maintains a current pool operator certification

Need to get certified?  American Red Cross certification and re-certification are available through Merritt Clubs.


If you are interested in an exciting challenge with a progressive organization–and are ready to hit the ground running–this is the place for you!

Requirements: Qualified candidates should possess current lifeguarding certification.

Contact Information:

Interested applicants should send their resume to Andrew Barranco Regional Operations and Aquatics manager  443-904-6603