Brevard seeking seasonal beach lifeguards

By Greg Pallone, Reporter
Last Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018, 1:18 PM EST

Want to earn extra cash while watching over patrons on Space Coast beaches?

  • Brevard hosting tryouts for beach lifeguard positions
  • Lifeguards work seasonally, make $10.25 an hour

Brevard County Ocean Rescue is looking to fill 30 seasonal lifeguard positions. The first of two open tryouts is Saturday, Jan. 13.

The tryouts take place at the Rockledge High swimming pool promptly at 7 a.m.

Candidates must be older than 16 by Jan. 27 and have strong swimming skills. You must be able to swim 500 meters in less than 10 minutes, run a mile in less than 10 minutes and perform an agility test.

Candidates must bring a valid driver's license, social security card, swim attire, towel and running shoes.

Hired ocean lifeguards will work from February to October and make $10.25 an hour.

For more information, call Ocean Rescue at 1-321-633-2056 or email fire.rescue@brevardfl.gov.