Calling all Lifeguards and want-to-be Lifeguards! We offer certifications and amazing employee perks!

Sponsoring YMCA

Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA


Winter Park, CO 80482-0169

Camp Information

Snow Mountain Ranch
1101 Co Rd 53
Granby, CO 80446

Camp Description

Located near Winter Park, Rocky Mountain National Park & Grand Lake, Snow Mountain Ranch offers a wholesome environment where friends, families & groups enjoy a tranquil setting, more activities than anywhere else & quality time together.

Job Description

You will have the opportunity to serve guests in a resort setting which makes this a dynamic lifeguarding position. Enjoy the luxury of a 20:1 guest to guard ratio. We are looking for people that are wanting to expand their lifeguarding skills (we will certify you if you are not already a lifeguard but have extensive swimming experience) in an indoor and outdoor setting.

Lifeguard applicants must be eithercurrently certified or able to passan American Red Cross lifeguard certification class before beginning work. Through the approx. 25 hour training course, including videos, reading, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED, and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Your certification will be good for two years.


  • If you aren't certified, you must able to perform the following PRIOR to taking the lifeguard certification course:
    • Swim 300 yards continuously, using a correct breaststroke or front crawl. (untimed)
    • Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
    • Employees leaving for any reason prior to the end of their work agreement may be charged $200 for the cost of the Lifeguard Certification.
  • Be able to pass the written and practical exam at the end of the class before you will be employed as a guard. Applicants unable to pass either exam may receive an offer of employment in a different department.
  • Possess current First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Possess good human relations skills.
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for maintaining the safety of guests and cleanliness in the aquatics facility
  • Direct and supervise others with professionalism and respect

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

NOTE:Based on business needs, you may be required to work in other Departments and/or our other Center.

Room and board provided


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