Waterfront Manager | Concordia Language Villages

Waterfront Manager


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Waterfront lifeguard certified and Head Lifeguard Course (ARC)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Concordia Language Villages experience as a counselor
  • Experience as a lifeguard at a beach
  • Oral proficiency in the target language


  • Maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies, consulting with the dean for necessary repairs or purchases and maintain the beach area
  • Manage set-up of waterfront at the beginning of summer and/or closing and storage at the end of the summer
  • Orient staff and villagers to water safety rules
  • Administer a swim test to staff and villagers
  • Supervise all water activities and enforce the safety rules
  • Complete records in the Village’s waterfront manual, commenting on waterfront program effectiveness and including suggestions.
  • Assume counseling duties as designated by the dean
  • Perform additional duties as designated by the dean, such as giving swimming and boating lessons, serving as a counselor, teaching crafts or language
  • Supervise credit villagers at the waterfront during the interim weekend as designated by the dean


Starting at $420 for a one-week period, room and board.