Lifeguard tryouts set for Sunday, April 11

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Seal Beach Lifeguard tryouts will be held Sunday, April 11,  at Marine Safety Department Headquarters on Ocean Avenue, according to a city flyer.


Orientation starts at 8 a.m.




  • California driver’s license,


  • Be 18 or a graduating senior before July 1.


  • Have a high school diploma or GED


  • Have 20/40 vision (not corrected)


Interview times will be posted that morning and afternoon on April 11.


Pre-employment screening must be completed within the week prior to training.


The training program will begin May 1 and end May 23. Training will be 6 to 10 p.m., Fridays, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays.


The written and practical tests will be held on May 23.


Pay for training is $14 an hour.


Pay for hired Lifeguards will start at $18.17 an hour. There’s a 5% EMT bonus.


For more information, call Marine Safety Headquarters at 562-430-2613.