Capital Experience


Capital Experience is a program designed by Community Pool Service to give the perfect opportunity for summer employment near to Washington DC. We welcome candidates nationwide to become certified lifeguards and offer temporary housing in Maryland and Northern Virginia, giving you the opportunity to work near to and experience our nations capital. 

Apply now! Email your resume including your Skype ID to


EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 05/27/2017 - 09/04/2017
WORK HOURS: 40 hours guaranteed per week, overtime available. These hours may vary due to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather, school system hours, contractual specifics or work performance.


· Monitor swimming pool activities to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers;
· Maintain order and safety in the pool and pool areas, rescue swimmers in danger and administer first aid if required;
· Inspect the pool for cleanliness, clean pool, pool areas and bathrooms on a daily basis;
· Customer service/satisfaction, communicating with patrons and respond to their needs;
· Checking pool passes
· Determine Chlorine content and Ph value of the water.
– Must be 18 years or older
– Must be able to successfully pass American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
– No criminal record
– Authorized to work in the US
– Must be willing to relocate to the Washington DC Metropolitan area for the summer and live in shared housing
Employer offers shared housing in MD or VA (rent payroll deducted).
All apartments have 2 or 3 bedrooms, 1 or 2 bathrooms with a maximum of 6 occupants per unit
Housing deposit required (refundable – conditions apply)
Community Pool Service offers American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR Training to all current and prospective employees. With Community you can become a certified lifeguard and obtain training that will serve you beyond the swimming pool.
– Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
– Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
– Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
Review the full American Red Cross lifeguard manual for more information >>
Training course:
– 3 day training with classroom and water sessions
– Skill assesment and written exam at the end of training
– American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR Certificate valid for 2 years


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