United States International University – Africa – Lifeguard.

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Reporting to the Senior Student Affairs Officer – Sports Coordinator, the position holder is responsible for maintaining constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

  • Treat the pool with appropriate concentration of chemicals on a regular schedule.
  • Monitor pool-related activities closely throughout shift and identify any safety issues.
  • Direct swimmers out of the pool in hazardous conditions.
  • Monitor weather reports closely to ensure safety of students and employees.
  • Provide swimming lessons and swim team coaching when available.
  • Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool.
  • Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary.
  • Open the pool each day and close it down each evening, depending on schedule and hours.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in sports Science or related field from an accredited institution.
  • First Aid certifications.
  • Experience teaching swim lessons or coaching swim team highly desirable.
  • 2+ years’ lifeguard experience preferred.
  • Must be a certified life guard.
  • Must have an advanced first aid training certificate.
  • Must be a strong Swimmer and physically fit.

Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability.

If you have the requisite qualifications and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply via email to: with the subject ‘LIFEGUARD’ and include a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names, email addresses and telephone contacts of three referees by 5.00pm on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Director, Administration
United States International University – Africa
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi, Kenya




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