Lifeguards 🏊‍♂️ Glin & Kilteery 2018

Limerick City and County Council is establishing a panel for the position of Temporary Lifeguard – Glin & Kilteery Piers for Summer 2018.

Candidates will demonstrate through their application and at the interview that he/she:

  • holds as a minimum, a current Irish Water Safety Beach Lifeguard Award or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS)
  • has thorough knowledge of resuscitation including Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • is not less than 17 years of age on 21st May 2018

Other qualifications that are desirable: S-VHF Certificate, First Aid, ISA Powerboat Level 2 or higher, Manual Handling, Occupational Health & Safety Certificate

All candidates will be required to undergo a practical test in Basic Life Support (BLS) swimming ability, lifesaving techniques and a theory test conducted by an examiner(s) nominated by Irish Water Safety.

€443.29 per 37 hour week/ €266.57 per 22¼ hour week
Annual Leave
22 days per annum
Hours of Work
Lifeguards will be required to work either a 37 hour week or a 22¼ hour week of irregular hours to coincide with tidal conditions and bathing periods, including split shifts, work at weekends.
Application Process

The Application Form and Briefing Document are also available from Human Resources, Corporate Headquarters, Merchant’s Quay.  Tel: (061) 557160; E-mail: .

Completed application forms must be e-mailed to no later than Wednesday, 14th March 2018.

An official application form must be completed in full by the closing date for the competition. Please note that amendments to the application form will not be accepted after the closing date.

Please send your application from an e-mail address that you will review regularly as communication during the assessment/selection period will only be through that e-mail address.

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