LIFEGUARDS WANTED: Hudson Valley pools begin hiring lifeguards for summer season

Lifeguards have been hard to find everywhere, so Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a pay increase for state lifeguards last summer to address the shortage.

News 12 Staff

Jan 6, 2023, 2:24 AM

Updated 506 days ago

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It may be winter, but many pools in the Hudson Valley are already hiring lifeguards for the 2023 summer season. 
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a pay increase for state lifeguards last summer to address the shortage.
Westchester Parks, Sullivan County and Town of Ramapo are all currently hiring lifeguards.
The going rate seems to be $15 to $20 an hour in the area.
Requirements for positions may vary by town, but most require the lifeguard to be at least 15 years old and pass certain tests.


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