Lifeguarding offers a great opportunity to enjoy being outside and make great friends in a recreational environment while providing an important service to your patrons and their families. This job provides excellent exposure to the American culture and lifestyle.
Our guards live in furnished apartments close to where they will be working. Early applicants will receive the option to live with friends in the region of their choice.
J-1 coordinators are in every office planning fun trips for your days off. Students have gone to amusement parks, beaches, museums, shopping, even kayaking!
Compensation ranges anywhere from $8-$11/hr PLUS overtime. Program reimbursement of $100 is available in some locations. Program fee is $650, plus airfare, registration and visa application fee.
Lifeguards are required to perform the following:
Swim distance using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting: 100 meters
Feet-first surface dive, retrieve a 4.5 kg. brick, and bring it to the surface
Tread water without using arms for 1 minute
*International Lifeguard Training Program™ (ILTP™) provided.
Summer Season 2017 begins May 27th
Become a Lifeguard
Submit an application today to work as a Lifeguard at Continental Pools for Summer 2016
Continental Pools started in 1991 with 23 pools and 1 office. Today, we service over 600 pools with 5 offices. Our success is due to the fact that we hire great people who do a fantastic job. We get to keep these great people because we treat them as family. We have partnered with WorkAbroad Jamaica to offer opportunities to students who want to work and travel.