2021 Lifeguard Tryouts
To all that are interested in trying out to become a lifeguard for
our 2021 season the first step is to apply at the link below. Once you have
done so, we currently have scheduled May 8th as our next try out dates. You
must preregister and apply in advance by emailing FR_ORAdmin@brevardfl.gov with
your name, phone number, and date you would like to try out. We will also be
going by first come first serve. Our goal is to fill 15 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 of the dates listed below. CPR,
EMR, and USLA Training is all paid training. (Dates subject to change due to
First Responder Training:
June 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Dates subject to change based on
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 $10.81/hour.