The Trustees of Reservations

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110


Date Posted:
April 05, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Seasonal Lifeguard - Ipswich, MA


The Opportunity.

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.

In This Role You Will:

  • Provide a supervised and safe swimming area within the guarded section of the beach.

  • Provide emergency care to patrons in the swim area and other sections of the property.

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 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)


  • CORI check required.

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Organizational Relationships/Scope:

Reports to the Beachfront Supervisor; has no direct reports.

Working Conditions:

Variable outdoor weather and water conditions throughout the summer.

About The Trustees

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster.?Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care.?We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.


The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.


In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.


The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted

How To Apply:
Please apply online via The Trustees website linked here.
Apply by:
May 31, 2021
About this Organization:
The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. We preserve and protect places of natural, scenic and historic beauty and hold these “reservations” in “trust” for public use and enjoyment. Our passion is to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth, using our properties and their many programs as a powerful and compelling platform to engage more residents and visitors in our mission-driven work. We believe in protecting the irreplaceable forever, for everyone.  Today, we care for 117 special reservations -- from beaches to farms, gardens and historic sites – within minutes of every resident. Funded and supported entirely by our nearly 2 million visitors and supporters, and more than 60,000 member households, we invite you to find your place.