NYS park lifeguard exam scheduled

By on June 5, 2017

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced statewide qualifying procedures for lifeguards will be held in the Finger Lakes Region on Friday, June 16 at 10 a.m. at Watkins Glen State Park Pool, 3530 State Route 419, Watkins Glen.

Candidates are encouraged to arrive one hour prior to the exam to register and are given an opportunity to practice their CPR skills.

All exams are open to new candidates as well as returning lifeguards. The qualifying procedures evaluate practical lifesaving skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills. All items of the examination are evaluated on a pass/fail basis.

Candidates are required to bring their picture ID and their own pocket masks for the CPR portion of the exam.

Starting pay for lifeguards is $13.27 per hour.

Candidates must pre-register by either calling the Finger Lakes State Parks Regional Office at (607) 387-7041, ext. 104 or by e-mail at Andrew.Chouinard@parks.ny.gov.

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