Brevard County Ocean Rescue Holding Tryouts For Seasonal Lifeguard Positions

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starting pay for ocean lifeguards is $10.60/hour

Brevard County Ocean Rescue will be hosting open tryouts to be a seasonal lifeguard on Fridays and Saturdays during December at the Cocoa Beach Pool. (BCOR image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will be hosting open tryouts to be a seasonal lifeguard on Fridays and Saturdays during December at the Cocoa Beach Pool.

Brevard County Ocean Rescue spokesperson says tryouts must be scheduled in advance.

Open tryouts are also scheduled for December 28 at 7 a.m. at Rockledge High School.

Candidates will not be permitted to test if they are late.

No lifeguarding experience is necessary. However, candidates must be over the age of 16 on the first day of the academy and have strong swimming skills.

All candidates must bring:

– a valid driver’s license
– Social Security card
– appropriate swim attire
– a towel
– running shoes

Candidates will be required to swim 500 yards (20 lengths of the pool) in less than 10 minutes, complete a 1-mile run on a track in under 10 minutes and perform a physical agility test 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.

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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 $10.60/hour.

If you have any questions please contact us at FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov if you need assistance accommodating a try out.

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