POSITION VACANCY

ANNOUNCEMENT
TEMPORARY POSITION
OFFICE:
STATE PARK SERVICE
LOCATION: Hunting Island State Park
STATE CLASS TITLE:
INTERNAL TITLE:

DATE: 2014

Beach Lifeguard
Beach Lifeguard

MINIMUM STARTING SALARY FOR NEW HIRE: $9.00 - $13.00/Hourly
This is an entry level, NON-permanent position. Lifeguard positions work a fortyhour rotating schedule, including weekends & holidays as scheduled.

JOB PURPOSE:
Performs duties necessary for water safety, rescues, first aid and CPR. Provide water
safety to include observing swimmers entering, leaving and playing in the swimming area.
Make rescues and provide first aid when actions warrant. Performs housekeeping activities
to assure the attractiveness, cleanliness and safety of protected swimming area. Performs
preventive and routine maintenance on lifeguard equipment. Provide information to park
visitors on park facilities and operations.

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Position requires
medium to heavy lifting, walking and standing on uneven terrain, crawling and
working at heights. Exposure to weather conditions, cleaning agents and other
materials used in maintaining park facilities and grounds. Must be at least 16 years
old and possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Must have a valid Red
Cross water safety/rescue certification. Beach lifeguard experience preferred. Must
have current CPR and first aid training.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Employment Dates: May 20, 2014 – September 1, 2014
Contact: Daniel Gambrell, Manager, Hunting Island State Park,
dgambrell@scprt.com or 843.838.4868.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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