South Walton Fire District Accepting Applications for Lifeguards

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  1. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

    Nov 15, 2004
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    South Walton, FL
    The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming beach season.

    Position Requirements include:

    • at least 18 years of age
    • high school diploma
    • able to work weekends and public holidays
    • in good physical condition
    • possession of a valid Florida driver's license
    • complete a 500 meter swim in less than 10 minutes
    • complete a 1.2 mile beach run in less than 11:30 minutes
    • successful completion of background check and drug screen

    Upon employment, candidates must successfully complete the SWFD's 40 Hour Open Water Lifeguard Orientation (USLA Curriculum), and Emergency Medical Responder/CPR Course.

    Swim tryouts are at 08:30 a.m. on January 9, 2015 at the indoor pool in Rosemary Beach. You will need to bring your drivers license and social security card.

    Emergency Medical Responder/CPR Class will commence February 28.

    Entry level pay: $13.00 per hour/ approx 40 hour work week.

    Lifeguard towers are located at the following (10) regional access points: Inlet Beach, Santa Clara Beach Access , Van Ness Butler Beach Access, Blue Mountain Beach, Gulfview Heights, Ed Walline Park, Dune Allen, Miramar Beach - 2 locations.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, complete the APPLICATION and return it to SWFD at 911 N. County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5371. Completed applications and questions may also be e-mailed to

    Application Deadline is February 3, 2015


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