Brevard County Ocean Rescue Looking To Hire Seasonal Lifeguards
By Space Coast Daily // February 7, 2018
looking to fill 30 positions
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host the second group for seasonal lifeguards on Feb. 24.
Ocean Rescue is looking to fill 30 positions.
Those hired on as ocean lifeguards will work from March to October for the 2018 year.
Those trying out should meet at Rockledge High School’s swimming pool, 220 Raider Rd, no later than 7 a.m. Candidates will not be permitted to test if they are late. While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, candidates must be over the age of 16 by March 10, the first day of training, 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. 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 $10.24/hour.
Lifeguard Academy Class Dates for candidates selected Jan. 13 (Must attend all dates):
– March 10,11,17,18,24, and 25
– April 14,15,21,22,28, and 29
**(Subject to Change)**
For additional information on the tryouts and Brevard County Ocean Rescue, please visit the department’s page at www.brevardfl.gov/FireRescue/OceanServices
You can also contact Ocean Rescue staff at 321-633-2056 or email at Fire.Rescue@brevardfl.gov
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