Employee Review

  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good place to work

    May 28, 2021 - YMCA Lifeguard 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Customer service experience, being part of the community

    Cons

    Pools are difficult to keep clean

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Best first job

    Jul 27, 2021 - Customer Service Specialist in Pensacola, FL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You build life long memories and make some of your best friends. Working at the front desk helped me gain confidence and verbal communication skills needed in the workplace.

    Cons

    Not every member is going to be nice to you. you just can't let someone get under your skin.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    It was fine, but also boring

    Jul 24, 2021 - Lifeguard 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    It's a classic summer job and not very difficult. It's good practice for handling responsibility, and people have always responded positively when I told them I was a lifeguard.

    Cons

    It's very boring because you just watch the pool all day. The pay when I did it was just above minimum wage (can't really blame them though). It was stressful because everyone was asking you to take their shifts and the turnover rate was high. I personally got very stressed waiting for "something" bad to happen after enough time. But I think I just wasn't destined to be a lifeguard. I think it's an alright first job, but the monotony of watching the pool got to me.

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