Lifeguard Resume Template

Every indoor or outdoor swimming pool, public beach, river or lakeshore recreational facility has at least one lifeguard.  For popular beaches and resorts, there are lifeguards stationed at various strategic points or time shifts of the day and are tasked to spot and rescue swimmers in distress, resuscitate and transport the victim to the nearest hospital if needed.  They mostly work part time during the summer months while working part time as a fitness trainer in athletic gyms, physical education instructor in secondary schools or in private beach resorts.

Lifeguard Resume Template

Martin V. Fernandez

Santa Monica, CA

Phone: 310-789-0352


To be a full time lifeguard in a popular beach resort or marina

Summary of Qualifications

  • About 6 years of experience as a part time lifeguard for a public community beach and in various swimming pools in private beach resorts while working as a part time swim and gym instructor.
  • Wide experience in dealing with various emergency situations, having revived more than a dozen swimmers.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English and Spanish

Career Experience / Job History

2004 – Present:  Freelance Community Lifeguard, Santa Monica Beach

  • Monitor tide and pH water conditions for public safety purposes at a variety of swim environments
  • Coordinate the cleaning of beach public areas prior to opening to the public
  • Enforce safety regulation in beaches and discipline or ban errant swimmers
  • Re-certify lifeguard training regularly

2002 – Present:  Physical Education and Swimming Instructor, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School

  • Part of faculty for gym instruction, athletic coaching and swim class
  • Supervise first aid and emergency management classes for faculty and classes.


2003:  Obtained certificate from Red Cross Lifesaving Instructor’s Certificate

1999 – 2002:  Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Missouri Southern State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.

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