CLEARWATER – The city of Clearwater is looking for motivated professionals with positive attitudes and excellent work ethics to become beach lifeguards.
The city is looking to fill both part-time and permanent positions. Applicants who meet or exceed the minimum requirements can work as little as two days per week. However, applicants are expected to be able to work a varied and demanding schedule if needed that includes weekends and holidays.
To be considered, applicants must be at least age 17 or older, complete USLA site-specific lifeguard training as well as a USDOT first responder course required within six months of hire. Applicants must possess a valid first aid certification and CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association for Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. Applicants must also pass a lifeguard test consisting of a 500-meter swim in less than 10 minutes, and a one-mile run in 18 minutes or less combined. Also required is a valid state of Florida Driver’s License and an annual vision test.
Pay for qualified guards are as follows:
• Permanent positions:
$12.98 per hour – Beach Lifeguard $14.33 per hour – Senior Beach Lifeguard