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Lead Pool Lifeguard

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346

Casino & Hotel

Temps plein

Reporting to the Pool Service Supervisor, the Lead Pool Lifeguard is an outgoing, motivated individual capable of adapting to change in a fast past pool and hospitality environment. A successful candidate mentors and demonstrates passion for people, encouraging and inspiring guests to elevate their wellness and aquatic experience, while creating a safe, fun and enjoyable best in class atmosphere. The individual selected for this role contributes to the pool facilities, while preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. Additional responsibilities of the role include operational excellence while providing a clean and safe environment for all patrons, team members and vendors, while safeguarding enterprise assets and guaranteeing departmental integrity. The Lead Pool Lifeguard also collaborates, initiates, and supports opportunities with other functions by championing the goals and priorities of the Tribe in a manner that faithfully reflects and upholds the Tribes vision, mission and values.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1.  Responsible for modeling and leading; welcoming the guests, making them comfortable, and providing them with best in class guest service, including but limited to; providing our guest with safety communication, and anticipating their service needs while keeping safety at the utmost attention.

2. Responsible for the overall safety of the hotel guest at the pool deck and all aquatic activities. The Lead Lifeguard models and provides safe supervision of guests while enforcing pool rules and regulations.

3. Prevents and responds to aquatic emergencies and is capable of recognizing emergencies, responds quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and other incidents.

4.  Mentors and ensures that the team consistently follows all best in class safety, sanitation and cleanliness procedures pertaining to pool facilities. 

5. Assists facilities team in setting up and tearing down chairs and pool furniture for day-to-day operations and during extreme weather conditions.   

6. Models and upholds enterprise and department policies and procedures as well as Standard Operating Guidelines.  Models and inspects day-to-day operations and training requirements.

7. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Lifeguard certification and service required  
  • Minimum of one (1) year of entry level management required
  • Possess at the time of application and maintained valid throughout employment: Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer required
  • Previous experience in a spa, resort or pool environment - highly preferred.
  • Ability to work outdoors in seasonal heat or cold as well as inclement weather
  • Ability to communicate effectively with guests, team members and management, both verbally and in writing a must.
  • Handling of multiple guest simultaneously  
  • Must possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to provide a genuine and sincere service experience in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Must have demonstrated ability exercising utmost discretion with confidential information including, but not limited to: personal and or health information from customers.
  • Must actively listen to provide optimal service tailored to guest requests.
  • Ability to consistently pay attention to guest and detail to safety in a fast-paced, high demand environment required.
  • Must have experience working under pressure
  • Must be comfortable working in both spa and casino environment.
  • Must be comfortable with sitting and standing for long hours.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor under challenging situations.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.


  • Proof of Lifeguard Certificate including Lifeguard training, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Publié Le 25 Mai 2024

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel is located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in the city of Highland, CA. It is one of the largest casinos on the West Coast, with 7,000 slot machines, 150 table games, and five high-limit rooms. We are one of the top 10 largest casino resorts in the US.

Guests enjoy sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains, live entertainment, and a full array of dining options, which include The Pines Modern Steakhouse, Hong Bao Kitchen, Serrano Vista Cafe, Rock & Brews, Chingon Kitchen, Big Mo’ Cafe, and 11 bars and lounges.

The Serrano Spa earned a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award, and The Pines Modern Steakhouse and Yaamava’ Resorteach earned a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award, with all three being the first in the Inland Empire to receive such designation. Yaamava' Resort and Casino at San Manuel also received two 2023 AAA Four Diamonds ratings for the new hotel and The Pines Modern Steakhouse.

The hotel is a 17-story tower with 432 guest rooms. Guests relax in an elevated pool with a bar and private cabanas, the lavish full-service Serrano spa and salon, a health and fitness center, a full array of dining options, multiple bars and lounges, and luxe retail shops.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry.

At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be.

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Our benefits focus on five key areas of wellness - financial, emotional, physical, social, and occupational - because we know it takes more than a salary to thrive. The benefits under each category include everything from retirement, insurance and dental benefits to emotional wellness programs, home repair services, and much more. 

Our employees have the option to select the benefits that best support their lives and their wellness.