Brevard Ocean Rescue Tryouts For Lifeguards Set May 26 At Rockledge High School

By  //  May 17, 2017

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ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host an open tryout next week for seasonal lifeguards May 26th, 2017. This PSA shows just how much a lifeguard is required to know.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host an open tryout for seasonal lifeguards on Friday, May 26 at the Rockledge High School.

Those hired on as ocean lifeguards will work from June to October this year.

Candidates should be at the Rockledge High School swimming pool by 8 a.m. and will not be permitted to test if they are late.

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. (Brevard County Ocean Rescue image)

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.

Advanced registration is not required; however applicants are reminded that testing will begin promptly and anyone arriving after testing begins will not be permitted to try out.

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 per hour, and selectees must attend all Lifeguard Academy Class sessions, including June 5-10, June 11-12, June 14-15 and June 17-18.

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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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