The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is seeking candidates for a number of recently-opened positions. These opportunities are posted now at www.ccprc.com/jobs.
Currently, CCPRC is seeking candidates for seasonal jobs including lifeguards, camp counselors, maintenance, park attendants and others for summer 2020. Most positions are open for ages 15 and up, with 14-year-olds considered for some positions. These positions are great opportunities for teenagers, college students, teachers and retirees to make the most of the summer season while learning new skills, meeting new people and enjoying working outdoors in the beautiful park system.
CCPRC is seeking candidates age 16 and up for its award-winning ocean rescue lifesaving team. Making a difference every day, CCPRC ocean rescue lifeguards are employed at four beach park locations throughout the county. In 2019, CCPRC’s ocean rescue lifeguard team performed over 27,300 preventive actions and rescued 111 patrons in distress in the water. A long-standing recipient of many accolades, CCPRC has been a United States Lifesaving Association Certified Lifeguard Agency since 1994 and last year was named as an “Advanced Certified Agency.”
Each ocean rescue lifeguard is certified to the level of a South Carolina Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Responder or higher.
Interested applicants should be aware that they will need to pass physical tests including swimming and running, and undergo training, including medical responder training, Rookie School and Surf School. All training will be provided in-house. Pay begins at $13 an hour.
For more information or to apply for any CCPRC position, visit www.ccprc.com/jobs.