Crane Beach Seasonal Lifeguard

Posted: 03/08/2023

Position Summary
Lifeguards at Crane Beach are on duty daily from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. Guards will provide a safe environment to the patrons at Crane Beach, both in the water and out. Lifeguards keep vigilant supervision over their respective duty station and must have the ability to act professionally and promptly in dangerous or life-threatening situations.
Essential Functions:
Provide a supervised and safe swimming area within the guarded section of the beach.

  • Ensure patrons follow posted rules and regulations.
  • Provide emergency care to patrons in the swim area and other sections of the property.
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.
  • Maintain all safety equipment, vehicles and supplies.
Red Cross or YMCA lifeguard training, Waterfront Certification recommended. Other programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Current certifications in O2, CPR for the Professional rescuer, AED and first responder First Aid.
  • Ability to maintain concentration for long periods of time, without getting distracted, while monitoring changing patron and environmental conditions.
  • Interact with the public in a way that balances both the authority of your role as a lifeguard, and as a representative of TTOR.
  • Ability to run one mile in a sandy environment.
  • Ability to swim one-quarter mile in ocean conditions (this might include rough water and/or seasonably cold water).
Other Requirements:  
  • CORI check required.
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Work environment – Must be able to work in variable outdoor weather and water conditions throughout the summer.
Physical demands – Must be able to assist with putting a boat into and out of an ocean surf.  Some light lifting may be required.  Driving an ATV or Gator may be required at times.
Position type and expected hours of work - part time, seasonal position.  Must be able to work weekends and some holidays.
Please Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
About The Trustees:  
The Trustees places are open to all, and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891 by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.  We aim to protect special places for future generations to enjoy in perpetuity. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 27,000+ acres on more than 120 reservations that are open to the public. We are a non-profit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and our 100,000 Member households   
Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places.  With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties.  Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.   
The Trustees offers competitive compensation, as well as the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors and the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.
The Trustees is a proud equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any protected status including, but not limited to, age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, nation of origin, religion, or disability status and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ applicants. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts, who are at the core of our mission.
Our commitment to advancing the organization’s vision for this work may be found here: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity