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Save the Date: HB Lifeguard Tryouts Sat., Feb. 18
posted on 01/24/2017.

The City of Huntington Beach is hiring approximately 20 responsible men and women to provide first line protection to the City’s beaches. The performance exam will take place at the Lifeguard Headquarters, south of the Pier on Saturday, February 18 at 8 a.m. at Lifeguard Headquarters located at 103 Pacific Coast Highway, one block from the Pier.

Performance exam consists of three physical events (subject to change):

  • 1,000 - yard ocean swim
  • 500 – yard ocean swim
  • 1,500 – yard run-swim-run

Events are conducted in prevailing conditions around and through the Huntington Beach Pier.  Applicants must satisfactorily complete all performance exam events to be eligible for further consideration.  Top qualifying candidates will be invited to an oral interview on   Sunday, February 19, 2017.   

Applicants must be 17 by July 1, 2017 - Proof required (Age 16 for HB City Beach Junior Guards who have received rank of Captain and are recommended by MS Management)

Applications are available online at and must be submitted, along with the Performance Exam Form, by the application deadline of 2/16/17 at 12:00 PM (Noon).  For more information, please call 714-536-2581.

Beginning pay is $17.93 an hour with a five percent increase for EMT certification and five percent increase for passing a bilingual exam.

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