By: Joshua Gras, Writer / Follow South Jersey News Reporting Intern
BRIDGETON, N.J. — Sunset Lake is aiming to keep the upcoming summer fun safe with a new round of lifeguards to patrol the lake this year.
The qualifications for this position include prior lifeguard certifications including the waterfront module. The waterfront skills module is essentially a baseline test for students aged 15 and older who want to be a lifeguard, and its requirements include being able to swim 300 yards continuously while demonstrating good breathing control and treading water for two minutes using only your legs. You can find the complete list of requirements here.
Sunset Lake will provide competitive pay for employees so they can earn extra money by working hard. A lifeguard position is a great way to beat the heat for students trying to earn some cash over the summer.
Those interested in applying to these positions can download the application on the City of Bridgeton’s website and drop it of at the administrative office 181 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302. You can also reach out to Mazzolaa@cityofbridgeton.com via email and call (856) 453-1675 to find more information about the open lifeguarding positions.
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This article was produced by a Follow South Jersey news intern thanks to a grant provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through the New Jersey Health Initiatives program to create hyper-local news to meet the informational and health needs of the City of Bridgeton, N.J.