Lifeguard, Beach (Seasonal) - Job Code #3784

Sarasota County Government
Job Description
Lifeguard, Beach (Seasonal) - approx. 5 month Assignment (Ends September 1st) - No Medical and/or Dental Benefits:  This is work patrolling County operated beaches to prevent accidents and maintaining order.  Rescues swimmers in distress and administers medical assistance (first aid and CPR) when necessary and enforces County ordinances.  Duties also include maintenance tasks.  
  Duties:
  • Lifeguarding and responding to open water emergencies, ordinance enforcement, ensuring safety of swim areas, rescues and responding to emergencies and administering first aid to patrons if necessary
  • Duties also include: Keeping beaches safe by maintaining order and discipline; Setting up and breaking down of work site; Daily physical/medical training; providing public information and cleaning/maintenance of work site.
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Minimum Qualifications:
  **Must be at least 18 years of age
  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent and valid driver's license.
  • Ability to pass the Sarasota County 's Basic Lifeguard Performance Test
  • Ability to complete the Lifeguard Training Program Curriculum, CPR certification and First Responder Training certification 
            **** Testing is conducted in the ocean for Beach Lifeguards.
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