Brevard County Ocean Rescue Hosting Flexible Tryouts for Seasonal Lifeguards Through Feb. 9
By Space Coast Daily // February 5, 2019
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue is hosting flexible tryouts for seasonal lifeguards through Feb. 9.
Those hired on as ocean lifeguards will work from February to October for the 2019 year.
Those wishing to try out need to schedule a time by emailing FR_oradmin@brevardcounty.us. No lifeguarding experience is necessary, but candidates must be over the age of 16 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 $10.39/hour.
Lifeguard Academy Class Dates for candidates selected (Must attend all dates):
– February: 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, and 24
– March: 2 and 3
(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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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