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HealthFitness Lead Swim Instructor & Lifeguard (at MIT, Full-Time) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Lead Swim Instructor & Lifeguard

Onsite at MIT: Full-Time role with benefits, PTO, holidays, & assists with camp operations

What’s in your swim bag?

MIT Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, is looking for a 40 hour per week Lead Swim Instructor & Lifeguard in Cambridge, MA. In this multi-faceted role, you will teach private and group swim lessons to adults and children, assist (seasonally) with the MIT Summer Day Camp operations, lifeguard & monitor patrons, and support the Assistant Director of Programs with administrative tasks for the learn to swim and private lesson programs. MIT is proud to host 2 aquatic facilities that include a 50-meter Olympic-size pool and 2 six-lane, 25-yard pools. Anticipated schedule is Saturday-Wednesday (September – May) and Monday-Friday during Summer Camp (June – August).

Role Requirements:

  • 1+ years of experience teaching swimming and Lifeguard certification from American Red Cross or YMCA.

  • CPR/AED & First Aid certifications from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.

  • Must be at least 18 years old and possess a High School Diploma or GED.

  • Ideal candidates will have experience teaching both adults and child and experience lifeguarding in an aquatic facility.


    Our comprehensive benefit package includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401k including employer matching program, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays and PTO (starting at 3 weeks for full-time associates), volunteer paid time off and much more.

    HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

    You may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 800-636-3304 or for assistance.

    For the third consecutive year we were selected as a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune. The award is based exclusively on Trustmark/HealthFitness associate responses to an anonymous survey. The survey measured 15 key drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of an organization.

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