How old do I have to be to become a lifeguard?
You can get American Red Cross certified at the age of 15*. American Red Cross certification certifies you to work at a swimming pool. (*You must turn 15 before the last day of the course.)
How do I get trained to become a lifeguard?
Sun & Surf offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Courses, you can also
check the American Red Cross directly for additional courses at: http://www.jerseycoast-redcross.org/
How much do I get paid?
Lifeguards are paid at an hourly rate depending upon experience.
How many hours can I work per week?
The number of hours vary by site. You can work as much (up to 40 hours per week) or as little as you like.
How old do I have to be to lifeguard on the Ocean?
United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) states you have to be 16 years old to lifeguard on the Ocean.
Is there special training required to become an Ocean Lifeguard?
Yes, American Red Cross lifeguard training is a prerequisite for most beaches. You still have to become USLA certified on the beach you plan to work. Each beach is unique, so training has to be customized for that particular beach.
What do Cabana/Beach Staff do?
The cabana staff set up and clean the pool and beach areas prior to patrons arriving. When patrons arrive, cabana staff tend to the needs of the patrons (i.e. deliver chairs and umbrellas.) They perform regular cleaning as instructed during the day. They are also in charge of cleaning/clearing of the pool/beach chairs and umbrellas at the end of each evening.
How are Cabana/Beach Staff paid?
Cabana staff is paid an hourly wage plus tips.
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