Guard Info

The lifeguard ensures water and beach safety. As a lifeguard you will, perform all rescue, and first aid as necessary, then as needed enforce your area's ordinances.

Requirements

1. Be at least 17 years of age.
2. Complete the 500 meter swim in 12 minutes or less.
3. Obtain lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid Certifications.
4. Be in good physical condition.
5. Must be able to observe the beach and water for any unsafe situations.

Working Conditions

All work is performed outside on the beach. You will be setting up approximately 15-50 umbrellas/chairs on a daily basis. You will be be exposed to direct sunlight frequently. As a lifeguard, you will do a lot of walking, sitting, and standing. You must be able to operate ALL rescue equipment, such as: Buoy, Medical Equipment, etc.

Housing

The lifeguard house is located 1/4 a mile away from the main office. There are several restaurants and a grocery store within walking distance. The housing cost is $70 per week. Employees have full use of equipped gym. Some night clubs extend free membership Life Guards and some restaurants give discounts.

Transportation

Riding to and from work will not pose a problem as several guards will have their own vehicles.

Training

All lifeguards will must successfully pass the American Red Cross training for Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid before working a station alone. You will spend 2-3 days with a senior guard to learn rental techniques and standards of operation. For most the day lifeguards will be alone at their towers, however, if you need assistance, we have 2-3 supervisors in 4-wheel drive vehicles that can be contacted via your 2-Way Radio.