Brevard County Ocean Rescue Hosting Tryouts For Seasonal Lifeguards March 4
By Space Coast Daily // February 23, 2017
starting pay for ocean lifeguards is $9.89/hour
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host the first of two open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards on Saturday, March 4.
Brevard County Ocean Rescue is looking to fill 30 positions, and those hired on as ocean lifeguards will work from March to October this year.
Those trying out should be at the Rockledge High School, located at 220 Raider Road, swimming pool by 7 a.m. Candidates will not be permitted to test if they are late. Advanced registration is not required.
While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, candidates must be over the age of 16 on the day of the tryout and possess strong swimming skills. All candidates must bring a valid driver’s License, Social Security card, appropriate swim attire, a towel and running shoes.
Candidates will be required to swim 500 meters in less than 10 minutes, complete a 1-mile run on a track in less than 10 minutes and perform a physical agility test that includes push-ups.
If selected, completion of the hiring process is dependent on the candidate’s ability to pass a background test and successful completion of Ocean Rescue’s paid training academy.
The starting pay for ocean lifeguards is $9.89/hour.
Selectees are required to attend the Lifeguard Academy Class set for March 25, 26; April 1, 8, 9, 23, 29, 30; and May 6, 7.
CLICK HERE for additional information on the tryouts and Brevard County Ocean Rescue. You can also contact an Ocean Rescue staff member at 321-633-2056 or email at Fire.Rescue@brevardfl.gov
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