Summer Job Opportunities
175 Lifeguard Positions Available at State Park Beaches; Free Training
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks
and Forestry is currently recruiting staff for 175 lifeguard positions
at all State Park Service swimming areas and is offering free training
"Each year more than a million visitors are drawn to our beautiful freshwater
lakes across the state, and to the ocean at Island Beach State Park. Lifeguarding
is a great opportunity to provide a community service while staying physically
fit during summer employment," said State Environmental Protection Commissioner
Bob Shinn. "It's also a chance to enjoy the outdoors, become a certified
lifeguard and earn extra money during the summer season."
Starting salary is $7.00 per hour. No previous experience is required.
Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Applicants under 18 years
of age must have an official State Park Service permission slip signed
by a parent or legal guardian to participate in lifeguard testing.
A package of information, including a permission slip, can be obtained
from any State Park Service area or by contacting the Department of Environmental
Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry, State Park Service, Office
of Visitor Services & Program Support, PO BOX 404, Trenton, NJ 08625 or
call 609-984-6085. EMAIL REQUESTS: firstname.lastname@example.org
Test dates and a list of State Park Service areas offering lifeguard
employment opportunities are attached.
The Department of Environmental Protection is an equal opportunity employer.
Saturday, May 12, 2001
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness Center
1st Ave. & Simpson Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey
Directions to Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness Center
FROM NORTH: Garden State Parkway South to Exit 30; follow signs into
Ocean City (about 4 miles); first light after bridge Bay Avenue turn
right; proceed to 18th Street turn left; 1 block to Simpson Avenue ,
Aquatic Center on left.
FROM SOUTH: Garden State Parkway North to Exit 25; turn right on Route
623 East or Route 9 North to Route 623 East; proceed 2 miles to first
light after bridge Bay Avenue turn left; proceed to 18th Street turn
right; 1 block to Simpson Avenue, Aquatic Center on left.
FROM WEST: Route 49 to Tuckahoe; turn right on Route 50 South; approximately
2.5 miles to traffic light intersection Route 631 turn left on Route
631 to Marmora (6 miles); Cross Route 9 - road becomes 623 East; proceed
2 miles to first light after bridge Bay Avenue turn left; proceed to
18th Street turn right; 1 block to Simpson Avenue; Aquatic Center on
Saturday, May 12, 2001
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Raritan Valley Community College
Rt. 28 and Lamington Rd.
North Branch, New Jersey
Directions to Raritan Valley Community College
Located 4 miles west of Somerville on Route 28. Interstate 287 to Route
78 West to Exit 26. Turn left onto Lamington Road. Proceed approximately
2 miles. College entrance will be on the left. Follow signs to parking
lot #1. Pool is located in Physical Education building.
Sunday, May 12, 2001
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Kittatinny High School
77 Halsey Road
County Route 626
Newton, New Jersey
Directions to Kittatinny High School
The school is located 1/2 mile east of County Route 627 on Halsey Myrtle
Grove Road (County Route 626) or one mile northwest of County Route
519 on Route 626. County Route 626 intersects State Route 206 North
of Newton, New Jersey.
LIFEGUARD EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ARE ANTICIPATED AT THE FOLLOWING
Atsion Recreation Area, Wharton State Forest, Hammonton, NJ
Bass River State Forest, New Gretna, NJ
Belleplain State Forest, Woodbine, NJ
Parvin State Park, Elmer, NJ
Round Valley Recreation Area, Lebanon, NJ
Spruce Run Recreation Area, Clinton, NJ
Hopatcong State Park, Landing, NJ
High Point State Park, Sussex, NJ
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood, NJ
Stokes State Forest, Branchville, NJ
Swartswood State Park, Swartswood, NJ
Wawayanda State Park, Highland Lakes, NJ
Cheesequake State Park, Matawan, NJ
Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ