Job Listing

DepartmentAdministration - Beach Services
Position TitleBeach Services Lifeguard (Seasonal)
Salary Range$10.00 per hour
Date Posted December 2, 2016
Closing Date July 19, 2017
DescriptionUnder regular supervision, performs responsible life-saving work in the Ocean Rescue Division. Work involves using independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations, exercising safety practices and procedures.
ExperienceHigh school and minimum age 16, good physical condition; possession of all members of both upper and lower extremities; must have vision correctable to 20/20; good character and reputation; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must possess or be able to obtain training as specified by the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA). Successfully complete certification in one-person adult, two-person adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), including obstructed airway training. Will receive no less than 21 hours of Red Cross First Aid Training.
Physical RequirementsMust be physically able to effectively operate water rescue equipment, etc. Must be able to exert up to one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to fifty pounds of force frequently, and/or up to twenty pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of ten to one hundred pounds. Must be able to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less and run one-half mile in 4 minutes.
NoteSeason end bonus is available to those that qualify. City provides all required training at no cost to lifeguards. All applicants will need to have a physical done by a physician and provide the City with the results. Each applicant will be drug tested by the City.

Applications may be obtained online here (beach lifeguard applicants go here : NMB Lifeguards) or visit the City of North Myrtle Beach, City Hall- Human Resources Department, 1018 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.