Jan 27, 2020
Summer Surf Lifeguard Jobs Now is the time to apply for summer surf lifeguard jobs at Gateway National Recreation Area ( Sandy Hook, N.J.; Riis Park Beach in Queens; and Great Kills Park on Staten Island). Five levels of surf lifeguard positions have been posted to www.usajobs.gov. Depending on experience, applicants could apply for jobs ranging from beginner and lead lifeguard (recreation aid GS3, GS4; lead recreation aid GS 5) to supervisory lifeguard (supervisory recreation assistant GS6, G S7). To apply, go to www.usajobs.gov. Under “keywords,” type in National Park Service. Under “location,” type in New Jersey or New York. All applicants must pass a surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must swim 550 yards continuously (in a 25-yard pool or other measured course) in less than 10 minutes and run 1.25 miles continuously (on a ¼-mile track or other measured course) in less than 12 minutes. Applicants can call 1-800-678-7946 for testing dates and locations in the New York area. Base pay range is $15.39to $26.52/per hour; Sunday pay range is $19.24 to $33.15/per hour; overtime range is $23.09 to $39.78/per hour. This continuous announcement is open to 6/25/20 or until all the positions have been filled. First cut-off date is 2/25/20.
Gateway National Recreation Area, National Park Service Sandy Hook, N.J.; Riis Park Beach in Queens; and Great Kills Park on Staten Island Seasonal