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Lifeguard (4 positions)

Location

Hammocks Beach State Park
Swansboro, NC
Onslow County

Contact

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov
910-326-4881

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description


Dates employed

May to September (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend)

 

Hours

  • 24 to 40 hours per week
  • Typically, 8-hour workdays with 1-hour lunch
  • Weekend and holiday work required

 

Pay: $10.30 per hour

Minimum age: 16 years old

Required certificationsLifeguard certification from an accredited lifeguarding organization; and CPR and first aid certification through the American Heart Association or Red Cross

 

Job description

  • Monitor protected swim beach area on Bear Island, a remote barrier island, to provide assistance, protection, prevention, and emergency response to visitors when required
  • Lifeguard certification from an accredited lifeguarding organization required
  • CPR and first aid certification through the American Heart Association or Red Cross required

 

Duties

  • Maintain surveillance of visitors and swimmers for emergencies during operating hours
  • Custodial and routine maintenance of bathhouse, boardwalk, support building, and swim beach
  • Water testing
  • Participate in daily training
  • Provide first aid and emergency medical procedures when necessary
  • Assist with fee collections when necessary
  • Use oral and visual communication techniques
  • Interact with visitors and provide customer service
  • Understand and ensure rules and regulations of the protected swim area are adhered to by park visitors
  • Use a two-way/VHF radio
  • Work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills

  • Lifeguard certification from an accredited lifeguarding organization required
  • CPR and first aid certification through the American Heart Association or Red Cross required
  • Basic computer skills

 

 

How to apply


Complete the NC State Employment Application (PD-107) and mail with original signature to Hammocks Beach State Park:

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

Specify position name/title (vacancy # not required). Multiple positions for the same park may be listed.