el socorrista, la socorrista
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession) 
a. lifeguard (in a pool or the beach) 
La socorrista se lanzó al agua cuando vio que el niño se estaba ahogando.The lifeguard jumped into the water when she saw the boy was drowning.
b. lifesaver (in a pool or the beach) 
Hay cuatro socorristas de turno en la piscina hoy.There are four lifesavers on duty at the pool today.
c. first aid worker (immediate assistance) 
Los socorristas llevaron al hombre herido al hospital en una ambulancia.The first aid workers took the wounded man to the hospital in an ambulance.
d. rescue worker (on a rescue team) 
Un equipo de socorristas españoles ha sido enviado a la zona de desastre.A group of Spanish rescue workers has been sent to the disaster area.
1. (general) 
a. first aid worker 
2. (en la playa) 
a. lifeguard 
lifeguard; life-saver
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