2022 Lifeguard Tryouts
To all that are interested in trying out to become a lifeguard for
our 2022 season the first step is to apply at the link below. You must
preregister and apply in advance by emailing FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov with
your name, phone number, and we will get back to you with our earliest try out
date. We will also be going by first come first serve. Our goal is to fill 30
positions so please forward this to anyone interested as this job makes long
lasting friends and is an experience that can guide your future.
Apply to be a lifeguard
For those that pass and move on with the hiring process you will
receive an email after the try outs with your next steps (background,
fingerprints, drug screening).
You must be able to attend all training. CPR, EMR, and USLA
Training is all paid training. Training dates are typically on weekends to
accommodate school schedules.
Emergency Medical Responder Training:
While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, candidates must be
over the age of 16 on the first day of the academy, have reliable
transportation, and possess strong swimming skills.
Candidates will be required to swim 500 yards (20 lengths of the
pool) in less than 10 minutes, complete a 1-mile run in under 10 minutes and
perform a physical agility test which includes push-ups. Advanced registration
is required, by emailing Brevard County Ocean Rescue.
Applicants are reminded that testing will begin promptly and anyone arriving
after testing begins will not be permitted to try out.
All candidates must bring a government ID, Social Security card, appropriate swim
attire, a towel, and running shoes. 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.