Brevard County Ocean Rescue to Hold Open Tryouts Throughout the Month of December
By Space Coast Daily // December 18, 2021
candidates must be over the age of 16 on the first day of the academy and possess strong swimming skills
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host open tryouts throughout the month of December. Applicants who are interested must email FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov to request a tryout.
While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, candidates must be over the age of 16 on the first day of the academy 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 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.
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 $12.75/hour.
If you have any questions please contact Brevard County Ocean Rescue at FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov if you need assistance accommodating a tryout.