HELP WANTED: South Walton Lifeguards

The SWFD Lifeguard crew.

The South Walton Fire District Beach Safety Division is hiring Professional Open Water Lifeguards for the 2020 season!

Position requirements include:

• Must be at least 17 years of age
• Must have a high school diploma
• Must be able to work weekends and public holidays
• Must be in good physical condition
• Must possess a valid driver’s license
• Must be able to complete a 500 meter swim in less than 10 minutes
• Must be able to complete a 1.2 mile beach run in less than 12 minutes
• Must successfully complete a background check and drug screen

Upon employment, candidates must successfully complete the South Walton Fire District’s 40 Hour Open Water Lifeguard Orientation (USLA Curriculum), and the DOT First Responder Course.

Tryout are currently on. Training will start effective immediately.

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If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Meagan Perlaky on 850-517-8637 or email


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