Lifeguards Needed at Lithia Springs Park
Candidates must be at least 16 years old and have lifeguard training certification.
Qualified candidates must be at least 16 years old and a current high school student, or must be a high school graduate or must possess a GED Certification.
In addition, candidates must have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification, current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification and a current American Red Cross First Aid Certification. These positions pay $9 an hour.
Training to obtain the American Red Cross Lifeguard certifications can be provided through Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation.
A job description and application can be found online at http://bit.ly/HCEmployment.
For additional information, contact C. Kiddy, E.G. Simmons Park, 813-671-7655, or R. Donnell, Lithia Springs Park, 813-744-5572.
About Lithia Springs Park
The 160-acre park, located on the Alafia River, offers varied plant communities, river cypress swamps, hardwood hammocks and high sand hills that provide terrain not often seen in Hillsborough County. The park’s major attraction is the natural spring that remains at 72 degrees year around. In addition to swimming, there is a bath house, playground and picnic facilities. Lithia Springs is also a popular camping spot with 40 sites and two shower houses.
About E.G. Simmons Park
E.G. Simmons Park, located three miles north of Ruskin, has been a popular area for outdoor enthusiasts since the mid-1960s. The park was developed from 258 acres of native mangroves and open land areas, intertwined with waterways. An additional 200 acres of mangrove swamp has been preserved as a bird and wildlife sanctuary. A public beach provides visitors with sunbathing and swimming, while a boat launch provides access for saltwater fishing and boating. The park also offers fishing piers and areas for bank fishing.