SEASONAL BEACH OCEAN LIFEGUARD
Company: Cameron County
Location: South Padre Island
Posted on: June 6, 2021
SALARY: $10.00 per hour
Must be at least 16 years old. Must have strong swimming ability;
must pass (500 meters in less than 9 minute) swim tests. Preferred
certifications are the USLA Open Water Lifeguard, American Red
Cross or American Heart Association Professional CPR/AED, American
Red Cross or Ellis and Associates Lifeguard, Open Water or
Waterfront Lifeguard, First Aide. Training and certification will
be provided to hired applicants; Lifeguards must be able to pass
certification courses and will need to pay for the cost of the
provided certification course; Must have the ability to communicate
effectively, preferred in both English and Spanish; Must pass drug
screen. Must obtain criminal background check clearance. Must take
responsibility to help protect the lives of people in a variety of
aquatic activities. Must maintain a high level of knowledge and
skills for being a professional rescuer. Will have the legal
responsibility to act in an emergency. Will need to develop skills
for effective communication with the public. Must have the ability
to to work in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
Weekend, Holiday, and evening work required.
DUTIES: Beach Safety Lifeguards will guard their assigned
area of responsibility, implement preventative lifeguarding
practices and respond to emergencies in the water and on land.
Lifeguards will educate beach-goers about beach safety, beach
ordinances and monitor beach activities to maintain public safety.
Lifeguards will communicate with other Beach Safety and Parks and
Recreation personnel regularly. Performs other duties as assigned.
This is not a Civil Service covered position.
HOW TO APPLY: Cameron County
Human Resources/Civil Service/Safety Risk Dept.
1100 E. Monroe St. Suite 118
Brownsville, TX 78520
Keywords: Cameron County, Brownsville , SEASONAL BEACH OCEAN LIFEGUARD, Other , South Padre Island, Texas
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