Brevard County Ocean Rescue Announces Open Tryouts for Seasonal Lifeguards

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starting pay for ocean lifeguards is $10.85/hour

Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Rockledge High School pool, 220 Raider Road, Rockledge. (BCOR Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Rockledge High School pool, 220 Raider Road, Rockledge.

While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, 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.

Advanced registration is encouraged at FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov, 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 $10.85/hour.

For additional information or to register, contact them at FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov

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