Applications available for on-call county lifeguards

LIHU‘E — The Ocean Safety Bureau is now accepting applications for on-call lifeguards, a county news release states.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

In addition, applicants must meet health and physical condition standards deemed necessary for an on-call lifeguard, as well as pass a physical agility test scheduled on Nov. 16. No make-up tests will be allowed for vacation, illness or personal business, the release states.

Eligible candidates will be notified approximately a week prior to the physical agility test.

The pay rate for the on-call lifeguard position is $12 per hour.

Those interested in the position can apply online at www.kauai.gov.

The deadline to turn in applications and all supporting documents is Wednesday, Nov. 2.

The duties of an on-call lifeguard include: patrol beach at an assigned tower to protect life; prevent accidents; enforce safety regulations; assist people in distress; as well as perform all other related duties.

In addition, on-call lifeguards must be able to work weekends and holidays.

For more information, call the Department of Personnel Services at 241-4956.

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