Programs / Work and Travel Summer / Lifeguard – DC, MD, VA

Position Opportunity
1. Life Guard
$12-$15.5 per hour
46-54 hours per week
Start Date
May 17 - May 23, 2021
End Date
August 15 - September 7, 2021
*student will get up to $250 “Full season” bonus for working the entire season with excellent work performance
New Lifeguard : $12-$15.50/hour ($14.00-$23.25/hour overtime) // Returning Lifeguard : $12.25-$15.75/hour ($14.00 - $23.63/hour overtime) (*Rate is subject to change)
Housing Information
$132.50-$137.50 per week, per person. The apartments are partially‐furnished
Housing Deposit Required
deposit of $200 to secure against potential damages and violations of the housing agreement. $125 of this deposit is refundable and the other $75 is applied to administrative costs and one‐time‐use apartment supplies. Apartments will be inspected during the season to assess the overall condition and ensure correct occupancy. In the event that damages exceeding the amount of the deposit are found during an inspection, High Sierra may require an additional deposit to secure against future damages. (*Rate is subject to change)

$225.00- housing deposit. $100 of this deposit is refundable and the other $125 is not.
Transportation to work
You will walk, bike, bus or take the metro to work each day. Bike fee, $100, payroll deducted, non refundable. Linen fee, $30, payroll deducted, non refundable.
Washington D.C. Maryland and Northern Virginia

Pool Attendant/Lifeguard – Will be assigned a pool upon arrival. Will be responsible for monitoring activities at the pool facility. Must provide constant dedicated surveillance of the pool, rescue swimmers in danger, test the chlorine levels, clean the pool and pool area (including bathroom), and administer first aid.

Be able to successfully complete physical requirements including swim test. (swim 300meters, tread water without using your hands for 2 minutes, retrieve a 10lbs brick from the bottom of a 6.5ft pool and bring it to surface, in addition to other tasks). Complete 4 hours of in-service training each month to maintain certification. Be able to stand for long periods of time, in the sun, and extreme temperatures.Certain positions will be in the water all day. Must be dependable, responsible, courteous, have common sense and good judgment, while working with guests and team members of all ages.