Temporary Beach Lifeguard and Warden Post

Strandhill - warden and lifeguard posts advertisiedPost of Temporary Beach Lifeguard and Temporary Beach Warden

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons not less than 18 years of age on 31stMay 2016 for inclusion on panels from which offers of employment may be made for the following posts for the 2016 Bathing Season.


•            Enniscrone & Rosses Point Beaches: Weekends and Bank Holiday for June

Full-time cover for July & August

Weekends 1st – 17th September

·         Streedagh Beach & Dunmoran Beaches: Weekends and Bank Holiday for July & August

Applicants should hold a current IWS National Beach Lifeguard Award or equivalent (minimum requirement) as recognised by the ILS (International Lifesaving Federation)

Please note that applicants must attend aPool Test & Interview for the Beach Lifeguard  which will be held in the Sports Complex, Cleveragh, Sligo, on Friday 25thMarch, 2016 commencing at 9.30 a.m.


·         Strandhill Beach:        Weekends only for July & August

A Certificate in Occupational First Aid would be desirable for this position.  Relevant experience in a similar role would be an advantage.  It is intended that interviews for this position will be held early in April, 2016.


Application forms, details of qualifications and full particulars for the above posts are available from Deirdre Feeney, Human Resources Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo.  Tel:  071 911 1025 or email dfeeney@sligococo.ie or at www.localgovernmentjobs.ie and on Sligo County Council’s website 

The Garda Vetting process will be carried out in respect of all applicants and the Garda Vetting Form must be completed by every candidate and must accompany every application.

Completed application form, completed Garda Vetting Form and Original Certificates  must be marked Private & Confidential and returned to the Human Resources Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo, not later than Thursday 3rd March 2016.

Sligo County Council is an equal opportunities employer.