Brevard County is an EEO and Veterans’ Preference employer.
CLOSE DATE: 07/25/2022
$17.08 hourly. Actual salary negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Beachside/Countywide. Work schedule is variable and includes evenings, weekends, and holidays. Performs skilled protective service work guarding the safety of patrons at assigned ocean beaches and provides information pertaining to beach and ocean conditions.
REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or its equivalent, as required by the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) PLUS six hundred (600) hours of documented hands-on experience working as an ocean lifeguard. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid Florida Driver’s license and maintain said license during the term of employment. Must possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and maintain said certification in an active status during the term of employment. Must be able to successfully complete the Brevard County Lifeguard Performance Test annually, which includes swimming 500 meters in an ocean environment and a physical agility test, in accordance with the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Advanced Guidelines. Must possess, or obtain by the completion of the Brevard County Ocean Lifeguard Level I Officer Training Program, a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification from an approved agency and maintain said certification in an active status during the term of employment. Must possess, or obtain by the completion of the Brevard County Ocean Lifeguard Level I Officer Training Program, an Emergency Medical Responder certification from an approved agency and maintain said certification in an active status during the term of employment. Must be able to successfully complete the Brevard County Ocean Lifeguard Level I Officer Training Program, which includes Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ICS-100 and ICS-200 certification. Must be capable at all times of meeting the physical requirements necessary to perform the duties of this classification, as specified in the Brevard County Fire Rescue Ocean Rescue Division Manual. In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee will be required to perform emergency duties as directed.
Brevard County applications for employment are accepted only for those positions currently advertised on the Brevard County Job Opportunity Listings page. This listing is updated weekly.
A SuccessFactors user account (applicant profile) is required to apply for any advertised position. You will only need to create your applicant profile once in SuccessFactors. A separate application must be submitted for each job. Please make note of your user name and password for future reference. If you forget your SuccessFactors, you can have it reset by following the prompts on the login page.
Your application must be received by Human Resources no later than 11:59 p.m. on the day the position closes. To receive Veteran’s Preference, Veterans’ Preference documentation (Form DD-214 or other supporting documentation) must be submitted and must include a copy of an official document showing dates of service and type of discharge.
After the job closes, the hiring authority reviews all applications, selects the best qualified candidate(s) and schedules interviews. Applicants under final consideration will be given a pre-employment drug screening in accordance with County policy for positions designated “safety sensitive”. Upon completion of the pre-employment process, if applicable, the best qualified candidate will be contacted by a Personnel Officer.
Brevard County is a Veterans’ Preference Employer. Preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants in accordance with Florida Statute §295.07.
Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.
Certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.
In the event an applicant does not feel they have been afforded Veterans’ Preference in accordance with Florida Statute, an applicant may file a written complaint with the Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs as follows:
Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Attn: Veterans’ Preference Coordinator
11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311
Largo, Florida 33778
Equal Opportunity Employer
Brevard County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, genetics, marital status or a disability which does not preclude the performance of the essential functions of the job, with reasonable accommodation(s) provided as necessary.
Typing Test Information
The Typing Test is administered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For each clerical position requiring a minimum typing speed, applications are considered only after the applicant has submitted written proof of the minimum required typing speed. Written verification of your typing test must be submitted with each application. It is your responsibility to be tested and provide proof of test scores by the last date and time to apply.
Testing will be administered at the Government Center in the Office of Human Resources, Bldg B, Second Floor, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL, 32940, during the above times.
We will also accept written verification of current typing test scores from other agencies. The verification must be on official letterhead indicating: (1) gross and net words per minute (2) the date the test was administered.
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