Brevard County Ocean Rescue to Hold Open Tryouts Throughout the Month of December

candidates must be over the age of 16 on the first day of the academy and possess strong swimming skills

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.(BCFR image)

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.

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. (BCFR image)
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