Brevard County Ocean Rescue to Host Lifeguard Tryouts Jan. 5, Starting Pay is $10.39 Per Hour

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BCOR looking to fill 50 positions

Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host tryouts for seasonal lifeguards on January 5. (BCFR image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host tryouts for seasonal lifeguards on January 5.

Ocean Rescue is looking to fill 50 positions. Those hired on as ocean lifeguards will work from March to October for the 2019 year.

Those trying out should meet at Rockledge High School’s swimming pool, located at 220 Raider Road, no later than 7 a.m. on Jan. 5. 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 Jan. 15 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.

Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host tryouts for seasonal lifeguards on January 5. Candidates will be required to swim 500 meters, which is about a third of a mile, 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.

Candidates will be required to swim 500 meters, which is about a third of a mile, 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 $10.39 per hour.

Lifeguard Academy class dates for candidates selected Jan. 5 are January: 18, 19, 20, 21, 26 and 27.

CLICK HERE for additional information on the tryouts and Brevard County Ocean Rescue. You can also contact the Ocean Rescue staff at 321-633-2056 or email at fr_oradmin@brevardcounty.us.

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