Help Wanted: Seasonal Life Guards Norway Pond

Town of Hancock

Job Opening

Position: Seasonal/Temporary Life Guard

Applicants must be dependable, enjoy working with youth and families and have good communication and problem solving skills. All applicants must have current Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid and Infant & Child and Adult CPR.  Prior aquatic experience is desired. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older.   All applicants 18 years of age and older are required to pass a Criminal Background Check.


  • Responsible for the supervision, safety and accident prevention of all patrons.

  • Responsible for insuring that maintenance of the beach area and facilities are cleaned on a daily basis according to established maintenance procedures.

  • Required to adhere to all guidelines outlined in the Beach Staff Handbook.Required to wear approved life guard attire while on duty.

  • Lifeguards are responsible for assisting with the teaching of swim lessons.

  • Works cooperatively with other staff and “outside groups” that use the beach for regularly scheduled activities or special events.

  • Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner such as time sheets, attendance reports, incident and maintenance reports.

  • Administers First Aid and CPR when necessary.

  • Follows established procedures regarding accidents, discipline or mechanical problems.Notifies the Head Life Guard or Supervisor immediately in the event of an unusual situation or hazardous condition.

  • Follows and enforces department rules and regulations.

  • Directs all suggestions from the public to their Supervisor.Strives to establish positive public relations for the Recreation Department and the Town of Hancock

  • May be required to lift items that weigh more than 50 lbs.

Work Hours:

Must attend in-service training and staff meetings; 7 week season starting July 1  through August 19, 2017; must be available to work on Saturdays between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm and weekdays between the hours of 10:00 am. and 5:00 pm;  Each employee is granted two days off within each seven-day period.

Salary Range:  $11.50 - $12.00

Application Deadline:  Open until all positions are filled.  

To Apply:

Application can be found on the Town Website .  If assistance is needed with applying, please contact the Town Administrator Phone: (603) 525-4441 or email 

The Town of Hancock is an equal opportunity employer