Job Posting: Lifeguard

The ACBDD is searching for 1-3 part-time lifeguards to cover pool activities at Beacon School.

This position is ideal for someone who wants to be a part of an agency committed to supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.

The position pays $12 hourly and comes with an excellent benefits package, including sick leave and participation in OH Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS). The schedule is Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. during the academic year, with opportunity for additional hours, as needed.


  • Lifeguard certification.
  • Must be able to work in standing as well as sitting positions for four hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to stretch, reach, bend over, push and pull loads. Demonstrate physical fitness.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of safety practices; ability to recognize threatening conditions and take appropriate actions.
  • Provides for safety of swimmers by checking, watching and patrolling during swim periods; enforces rules and regulations regarding safe use of swimming facilities.
  • Reports and/or corrects any unsafe conditions or actions.
  • Assists swimmers in distress; administers any initial first aid/CPR as necessary.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. For full consideration, apply by April 14, 2023.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and list of at least three professional references to or complete an application available via the link below or at Beacon School, 801 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701.

Working conditions may exist that do not normally exist in the occupation of a public employee. These conditions may include: exposure to blood borne pathogens, communicable diseases, potential infectious materials, hazardous chemicals and/or aggressive behaviors.

ACBDD is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce.

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