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Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Full-Time

City of Hallandale Beach
Hallandale Beach, FL

Location

Hallandale Beach, FL

Full job description

Performs skilled ocean rescue and water safety work in the protection of residents and visitors patronizing the City's beaches. Work includes rigorous physical training and conditioning, and ensuring patron adherence to established laws, rules and ordinances governing the public use of City beaches. Works requires considerable communication, interaction and contact with the general public. Work is performed under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED. Must pass United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) or equivalent agency’s training and requirements, or successful completion of training academy within 3 months of hire. Must pass bi-annual requalification by swimming 500 meters in 10 minutes or less. Must have Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and State of Florida EMT and/or Paramedic certifications. Must have Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training in communicable disease transmission prevention. Must have National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification (level to be determined by job classification requirements), or obtain within one year of employment. Must have a valid Florida driver's license and maintain satisfactory driving record throughout employment. May be required to have or obtain additional formal industry certification(s) based on area of assignment.

Special Requirements

Exam Date - Monday, February 6, 2017

Location: Hallandale Beach Lifeguard Office/Hyde Building, East Side

1805 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Items to Bring: Valid FL Driver's License or State ID

Miscellaneous Information

Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements may be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of training and experience; psychological evaluation; polygraph examination; background investigation; medical evaluation; controlled substance screen.

Applicants are required to sign an affidavit for non-use of tobacco products in order to be considered for employment.

Preference will be given to certain veterans, spouses of veterans, or unremarried widows/widowers of veterans. Proof of veterans’ eligibility must be provided at time of application. EOE M/F/D/V.

DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF APPLICATION, DEMONSTRATING APPLICANT MEETS POSITION REQUIREMENTS.