Pensacola Beach Lifeguards Hosting Tryouts

January 12, 2018

Pensacola Beach Lifeguards will host a tryout event Saturday, January 20. Starting pay is $14.57 per hour.

The tryouts will take place at 7 a.m. at the University of West Florida Aquatic Center, located at 11000 University Parkway, Bldg. 72. Applicants are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early and to bring all relevant certifications to the tryout event.

Position requirements for employment include the following:

  • Able to swim 600 yards in a pool in 10 minutes or less
  • Able to run 1.5 miles on a track in 12 minutes or less
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is preferred

Attending and passing a tryout is required to be considered for employment. If you pass the physical tests in the allotted time and meet all of the other requirements, you will be scheduled for an interview. If selected to be hired, you will receive paid training. Training includes, but is not limited to, successfully passing 80 hours of open water training and emergency medical training.

Please click here to fill out an online application prior to the tryout.

For more information, contact Senior Lifeguard Alexander Johnson at 850-503-1799 or at adjohnson@myescambia.com.

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