Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Vicki Walsh announced today that the Parks Department is accepting applications from qualified, certified individuals interested in working at North Shore beaches this upcoming summer season.
“We invite responsible and experienced lifeguards who are up to the challenge of protecting our residents while working at one of our beautiful beaches to apply now for this summer season,” said Councilwoman Walsh. “Town lifeguards provide an invaluable service and have helped save countless lives.”
Town lifeguards are hired for the summer season, which runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Positions are available at Tappen Beach in Glen Head, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay, Stehli Beach in Bayville and at Centre Island Beach.
“There are many benefits to working as a lifeguard at one of our beautiful beaches,” said Councilwoman Walsh. “Having a summer job as a lifeguard helps shape confidence and self-esteem while learning the importance of teamwork and building leadership skills!”
Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old, possess a current Nassau County Grade 2 Lifeguard Certification and a current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Qualified applicants may apply in person at the Town of Oyster Bay Parks Department Human Resources Office, located in Town Hall South, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, NY. For more information, please contact the William Zang at (516) 797-4131.