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Female Lifeguard (UAE Nationals Preferred)

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University



  • Under general supervision, the job holder should ensure the safety of patrons of the AU aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies. Assist in the training, scheduling, and administration of the swimming pool.




  • Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in and around the swimming pool facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.
  • Administer emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Adhere to using protective equipment when intervening in the event of incident or emergency.
  • Plan, organize and implement swimming tryouts, training sessions, intramural and friendly meets.
  • Provide professional coaching for AU swimming team and monitor the physical, technical and tactical progress of the team's members.
  • Perform various maintenance duties around the pool deck and office as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility such as straightening deck chairs, checking lifeguard and pool equipment and clocks.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate activity reports.
  • Enforce pool rules related to conduct, attire and swimming ability.
  • Administrator user swims proficiency tests.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.



Report to: Manager, Unit of Athletics

Subordinates: N/A



  • Minimum Education Requirement: Physical education degree is required or diploma.
  • Swimming coach certification.
  • A minimum of five years of previous experience including at least two years as a lifeguard.
  • A lifesaving and CPR certificate is required from the UAE Diving and Lifesaving Federation.


  1. Ability to react calmly and efficiently in emergency situations.
  2. Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  3. Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  4. Knowledge and demonstration of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
  5. Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  6. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  7. Ability to pass a timed 400-meter swim fitness test.
  8. Ability to pass routine rescue test put in place by the manager of athletics for aquatics.
  9. Must have basic proficiency in English and Arabic.


  • Irregular working hours, shifts and during weekends. 
  • Requires standing\sitting for extended periods.
  • Physical effort is required. 
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.