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Brevard County Fire Rescue
1040 S. Florida Avenue
Rockledge, Florida 32955
Office: (321) 633-2050
Fax: (321) 633-2057
Rachel Horst
Public Information Officer
(321) 634-2165
Thursday, November 9, 2023 9:11 AM

Brevard County Ocean Rescue Holding Lifeguard Tryouts

ROCKLEDGE, FL. – Brevard County Ocean Rescue seeking lifeguards for multiple open positions.

Full time opportunities are available immediately and seasonal positions are offered from January through October.

Try outs will take place at 1:00 pm at the Rockledge High School pool, located at 616 Seminole Drive in Rockledge on the following dates:

  • November-26 & 27
  • December-2 & 3
  • December-16 & 17

While no lifeguarding experience is necessary, interested candidates must be over the age of 16 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 2-mile run on a track in under 20 minutes and perform a physical agility test that requires 30 push-ups. Advanced registration is not required, 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 check and successful completion of a paid training course. Hourly $14.75.

For additional information on the tryouts and email Brevard County Ocean Rescue at