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Announcement Number:
Navy Region Naval District Washington
Position Status:
Multiple Schedules
$10.25 - $12.50 Per Hour
Who May Apply:
Duty Stations:
Openings: 2
USA Jobs:
Opening Date:
Cutoff Date:
Closing Date:

Job Summary

Responsible as a swimming pool lifeguard to perform rescue work, promptly renders CPR, or emergency first aid, and calls for medical assistance as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises swimmers for safety and crowd control.

  • Enforces safety and pool regulations.

  • Promptly reports safety hazards to supervisor.

  • Completes incident reports and assists in maintaining routine documents and reports.

  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds at the poll areas.

  • Responsible for vacuuming, skimming, and routing pool maintenance.

  • May operate water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards.

  • May apply disinfectant to showers, floors, and decks.

  • May check I.D. cards for authorized patrons and collect usage fees, if applicable.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required

  • Six months experience as a pool lifeguard preferred.

  • MUST have an approved and current nationally recognized certification as a lifeguard as well as basic first aid and CPR certification.

  • Skill in the use and maintenance of pool equipment is desired.

  • Dexterity to handle person in the water who may panic or be unconscious.

  • Understanding of and ability to enforce rigid safety regulations to ensure maximum protection of swimmers.

  • Ability to use equipment to take pool readings.

  • National and state background checks are required for positions that involve working with youth programs.

What to Expect Next

Before submitting your resume and supporting documents, please review this checklist:

  • Resume 
  • Copies of your unexpired CPR, First Aid and Lifeguarding certifications (REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION)
  • DD 214 for veteran's preference consideration
  • Questionnaire
  • Any other supporting documentation

All applicants will be notified regarding their status.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date.  If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.


Seasonal Flexible (0 - 40 hours per week), no benefits offered.

Required Documents

  • DD-214

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and any other required documents as indicated in the "required documents" section, by ONE (only) of the following ways: 

Directly through, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account (PREFERRED METHOD OF APPLYING)


By Email to:  Note: If submitting by email, you must put the announcement  number in the subject line.

Please note: The Announcement Number for the position you are applying for MUST be specified on your resume.  If emailing, please indicate the announcement number in the subject line.  Applications received without an announcement number designated may not be considered.


Other Information

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.  Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference. 

Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions.  If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment.  To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at

The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: 

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

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