South Walton Fire District seeking professional open water lifeguards for 2014 season

December 17, 2013

swfdlifeguardlogoTryouts commence Jan. 11

The South Walton Fire District is seeking professional open water lifeguards for the 2014 season. Position requirements include:

● at least 18 years of age
● high school diploma
● able to work weekends and public holidays
● in good physical condition
● possession of a valid driver’s license
● complete a 500 meter swim in less than 10 minutes
● complete a 1.2 mile beach run in less than 12 minutes
● successful completion of background check and drug screen

Upon employment, candidates must successfully complete the SWFD’s 40 Hour Open Water Lifeguard Orientation (USLA Curriculum), and Emergency Medical Responder/CPR Course.

Tryouts will commence Jan 11, 2014. Emergency Medical Responder/CPR Class will commence February 22. Entry level pay: $13.00 per hour/40 hour work week.

Lifeguard towers are located at the following (9) regional access points: Inlet Beach, Santa Clara Beach Access , Van Ness Butler Beach Access, Blue Mountain Beach, Gulfview Heights, Ed Walline Park, Dune Allen, Miramar Beach (2 locations)

Please visit the South Walton Fire District’s employment page at: complete the application by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page and e-mail it to