Sat, Mar 12|
2022 Long Beach Lifeguard Tryouts
On Saturday, March 12th, 2022, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department will hold an open test for anyone interested in becoming a Seasonal Lifeguard. Tryouts will be held at Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations located at 2100 East Ocean Boulevard.
Time & Location
Mar 12, 8:00 AM
Long Beach, 2100 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
About the event
- No prior training or experience is required
- 17 years of age as of July 1st, 2022 – Proof of age required at time of conditional employment offer (valid DMV issued Driver's License/Identification Card, U.S. Passport/Passport Card, or current school ID).
- Any applicant under 18 years of age must possess a valid work permit from his or her high school, high school diploma, or G.E.D. prior to the start of the training program.
- Please note: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department.
8:00 a.m. Briefing and Sign-up (DMV issued Driver's License/Identification Card, U.S. Passport/Passport Card, or current school ID required at Sign-Ups)
9:00 a.m. Ocean Swim, 1000-yards
9:45 a.m. Run-Swim-Run
12:00 p.m. Announce candidate list for pre-employment scored oral interview
Formal Interviews will be taking place between March 13th – 17th, 2022 at Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations (2100 E Ocean Blvd.). Emails will be sent out to confirm interview times. All candidates moving forward are required to have an active email and working phone number.
Placement in the 1000-yard ocean swim and run-swim-run will determine who moves forward to the pre-employment scored oral interviews. All candidates will enter the pre-employment scored oral interviews at an equal level. The pre-employment oral interview scores will determine who qualifies for the Training Program. The candidates will enter into the Training Program after successful completion of all pre-employment forms, live scan and medical exam.
The 8-day, 80-hour Training Program is tentatively scheduled for the following dates: May 15, May 21-22, May 28-30, & June 4-5. Training days will begin at 8:00 a.m. and include training in lifeguard tactics, lifeguard operations, first aid, D.O.T. first responder, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, rescue buoys, rescue boards, and timed events. Training will include comprehensive written and practical testing.