Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Clearfield YMCA, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our region’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.


The Clearfield YMCA is seeking a kid friendly, energetic, positive lifeguard.


Clearfield YMCA


21 N 2nd St., Clearfield PA 16830

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.



Must have a friendly and positive attitude.

Essential Functions

1. Maintains active surveillance of the pool area.

2. Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, and the “safe-in-six” model; completes related reports as required.

3. Responds to challenges with possible solutions in a timely manner.

4. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.

5. Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others.

6. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state health department code.

7. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

8. Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving.

9. Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action.


Required Certifications

PA State Police Clearance

CPR/First Aid Certification

PA Child Abuse History

FBI Fingerprint Clearance

Mandated Reporter Training


How to Apply

Apply by Email


Apply by Mail to:

Donny Miller

Clearfield YMCA

21 N. 2nd Street

Clearfield, PA 16830