Lifeguard at Patty Pool - Student Assistant 2021-2022

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Recreation/Event, Other

Position Summary:

Nanook Recreation is looking for UAF students to join our Lifeguard team to work at the Patty Pool. Flexible shifts are available, so apply today!


Nanook Recreation is looking for UAF students to join our Lifeguard team to work at the Patty Pool. Flexible shifts are available, so apply today!


UAF Student Lifeguards work in the Patty Center Pool during condition swims, recreational swims, high school practices, masters practices, and private rentals. Typical duties include: monitor and enforce proper safety rules and activities in swimming area; perform lifesaving and first aid procedures as appropriate for the situation; provide routine clean-up, sanitizing, and general maintenance in pool and locker room areas; perform chlorine and PH water testing, and complete daily attendance and revenue reports as instructed.

Lifeguards are expected to have life saving and CPR Certifications. Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate all lifesaving and first aid skills required by the position. Lifeguards are expected to interact with pool users in a pleasant, tactful, and courteous manner.

Lifeguards work independently as part of a very important team, therefore are expected to have strong organization skills. The Lifeguard team has support from the staff at Nanook Recreation.

The starting wage is $13.50 per hour.


Nanook Recreation is willing to train applicants depending on lifeguard certification class availability, applicants with Water Safety Instructor or equivalent lifeguard experience are preferred.


American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification and CPR/AED for Lifeguards Certification.

Review Date:

As this is a position with multiple spots to fill, there will likely be multiple review dates throughout the academic year.  We will review applications when there is an operational need to do so.

Student Employment Qualifications:

This position is for UAF students, therefore applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the fall or spring semester, whichever is current or next, and have a GPA of at least 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: 


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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