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Post Draft and New Hire 2010 Posted: Sun May 23, 2010 5:46 pm
Is the regualr draft still scheduled for June 19th???

Lifeguard for Life
Post Re: draft Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 9:15 am
Dennis Kane
The draft is Saturday, June 12.
Post Re: DRAFT and New Hire 2010 Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 4:45 pm
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Long Island Region Qualifying Procedure - Jones Beach Lifeguard Corps

Sunday June 13, 2010 - 7:30 A.M. Start

To fill full-time and/or weekend positions at the following Long Island State Parks: Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Sunken Meadow, Heckscher, Hither Hills, Montauk Downs, Orient Beach, and Wildwood

The minimum qualifications for taking the qualifying procedure and employment as a New Hire lifeguard are:

1. Candidates must be at least 17 years of age by the date of the test – no exceptions.
2. Candidates must be able to successfully complete both the Lifeguard Qualifying Procedure and the lifeguard training program. All candidates must attend 40 hours of required training in pay status before they can be considered for placement as New Hire lifeguards. First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED certification requirements must be met on candidate's own time prior to placement. No prior swimming certifications are necessary. Once hired, candidates will be trained and certified.
3. All candidates participating in the Qualifying Procedure must present photo proof of age and identity prior to swim.
4. Candidates must have at least 20/40 uncorrected vision in each eye. Contact lenses or glasses are not permitted.

New Lifeguard Qualifying Procedure

(Male candidates must wear either boxer, brief or board shorts when qualifying. Female candidates must wear a standard one piece or two piece bathing suit.)

1. Four Lap Swim (Timed) 100 Yards @ Nassau Community College
Applicant must finish swim in 75 seconds or less to continue.
2. Cross-Chest Carry (Timed) 50 Yards (25 Yard Swim; 25 Yard Cross-Chest Carry) @ NCC
Applicant carries manikin in cross-chest position. Must complete the event in 85 seconds or less.
3. Ocean Swim (Timed) Approximately 350 to 400 Yards @ JB West Bathhouse Oceanfront
Applicant must complete the swim on prescribed open water, run-swim-run course to continue. Stopping will result in being disqualified.
4. Beach Run - (Timed) 1200 Yards @ JB West Bathhouse Oceanfront
Applicant must complete the run in six minutes or less to continue. Time may be adjusted to account for unusual tidal or surface conditions.

Note: All elements must be successfully completed to be considered qualified for hiring. (Not necessarily performed in this order.) Also, all candidates must provide their own transportation from NCC to Jones Beach West Bathhouse

After notification of successful completion, candidate must present the following documentation prior to employment:

1. A form signed by a qualified physician stating that the candidate is able to perform "full lifeguard duties" (due only after candidate has received a conditional offer of employment) and meets acceptable standardized requirements.
2. An original birth certificate indicating that the candidate is at least 17 years of age (current U.S. Passport may be presented in lieu of birth certificate at the time of hiring).
3. An original Social Security Card.
4. Candidates who are 17 years of age must present valid working papers.
5. All New Hire candidates must present acceptable proof of employment eligibility and all candidates will be fingerprinted.
6. All New Hire candidates must successfully complete 40 hours of lifeguard rookie training in pay status prior to reporting to their assigned work stations.

Immediately after successfully completing the procedure, Park assignments will be made from the West Bathhouse Pool Meeting Room. Starting pay rate minimum of $12.56/Hour
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