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Calling all Lifeguards! Hempstead Town Recruiting for 2017 Beach and Pool Season

Calling all lifeguards! If you or someone you know is looking for an exciting summer job with a top starting salary while having a chance to provide a special public service for local residents, Hempstead Town’s lifeguarding crew may be the right fit.

 

Supervisor Anthony J. Santino announced that the Town of Hempstead is actively recruiting lifeguards for the 2017 pool and beach season. Interested candidates can attend a screening program at Echo Park in West Hempstead on any one of the following three Saturdays: May 13th, May 20th and May 27th from 7AM to 9:30AM. Lifeguard salaries start at $15 per hour.

 

“We’re actively seeking to recruit lifeguards for our busy beach and pool seasons,” Santino said. “If you are looking for a great place to work this summer, consider joining our team of dedicated lifeguards.”

 

Candidates are asked to bring certification cards and a swim suit. Non certified persons will be considered for training. Lifeguard candidates must be at least 16 years of age and older. Employment is not guaranteed. The Town of Hempstead’s screening process includes evaluation of candidates in a 200-yard-swim.

 

The Town of Hempstead currently operates 22 outdoor pools and 1 indoor pool. Four ocean beachfronts at Point Lookout, Lido, Lido West and Sands are also available to Town of Hempstead residents. Hewlett Point Park is the only Hempstead Town operated bay beach. Lifeguards who join the Town of Hempstead will join an award-winning team that has been recognized by the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA).

 

For more information regarding lifeguarding opportunities or to determine if your qualifications are suitable, please contact the Lifeguard Office at Echo Park Pool in West Hempstead at (516) 565-0508 or visit www.toh.li.

 

“Lifeguarding is an excellent, well-paying summer job,” Santino said. “But most importantly, lifeguards keep our residents safe at our beautiful beaches and pools, and truly are key members of our town’s summer staff. We encourage eligible candidates to join our life-saving team.”

 

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SOS: Save Our Swimmers! Lifeguards Needed

Lifeguards Needed for Hempstead Town Pools and Beaches This Summer

 

Need a summer job? It’s not too late! Hempstead Town is looking for lifeguards at its pools and beaches!

 

The Aquatics Division of Hempstead Town is offering a unique screening program for certified and non-certified lifeguard candidates at least 16 years of age. Interviews for candidates will be held at the Echo Park Pool on Nassau Boulevard in West Hempstead, every Saturday from May 16th to May 30th from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Participants are asked to bring all of their certification cards to the interview as well as a bathing suit, goggles and towel. Each lifeguard must swim 200 yards under 3 minutes and 45 seconds to qualify for the interview.

 

Applicants who wish to apply, but are not certified, can enroll in lifeguard training courses offered by the American Red Cross. For more information on training courses conducted in the area please visit www.redcross.org/ux/take-a-class.

 

“Lifeguarding is a fantastic summer job,” stated Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray. “Not only is it a great, outdoor, well-paying job, but it offers an opportunity to keep all of our residents safe while enjoying the water. I encourage everyone interested to apply.”

 

The Town of Hempstead currently operates 22 outdoor pools and 1 indoor pool. Four ocean beachfronts at Point Lookout, Lido, Lido West and Sands are also available to Town of Hempstead residents. Hewlett Point Park is the only Hempstead Town operated bay beach.

 

For more information regarding lifeguarding opportunities or to determine if your qualifications are suitable or if you have any questions, please contact the Lifeguard Office at Echo Park Pool at 565-0508 or visit www.toh.li/activities/aquatics/lifeguard-interviews.

 

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