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Summer Job  // Posts tagged as "Summer Job"

Lyle Gun

Lyle Gun

It was a moonless bitter cold night as the hooded figure walked along the beachfront. His long coat swirled around him as the icy rain and wind whipped through his clothes despite his efforts to keep them wrapped around his thin body. He held his lantern to the side so as not to hamper his […]

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29 Dec Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Botswana

Botswana

Botswana

Since 1983 I’ve missed one summer of lifeguarding in Galveston. That summer I missed was because after college I took a job teaching on a one year contract in Botswana, Africa and traveled at the end of my contract for about 9 months. My teaching job was in a small mining community on the edge […]

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17 Nov Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Water Safety

Water Safety

Water Safety

This week has been a great example of why Galveston in the fall is such a great combination. The water still hovers just over 70 degrees and the days have been beautiful. We still run patrol vehicles and are scheduled to do that until December 1st, at which time we’ll focus on rebuilding lifeguard towers, […]

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13 May Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Summer Event Kick-off

Summer Event Kick-off

Summer Event Kick-off

At the time most of you are reading this about 30 Beach Patrol Senior Lifeguards and Supervisors are running along the shoreline of Stewart Beach. It’s an annual timed re-qualification trial required to secure or maintain positions. Following that are mock rescues and medical scenarios, a report writing seminar, and updates/testing on policy and procedure. […]

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01 Apr Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Mary’s Rescue

Mary’s Rescue

Mary’s Rescue

Last Saturday we almost lost several lives, including one of our lifeguards. The incident started relatively harmlessly. 5 people were swimming between the Pleasure Pier and the 27th street groin. There was a spot where there was a very weak rip current. A gentle drift that pushing offshore. Most people wouldn’t even notice it. But […]

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18 May | Comments

Lifeguard Academy #2

Lifeguard Academy #2

This is the final Lifeguard Academy for prospective Lifeguards, allowing guards to begin working upon it’s successful completion during the Summer months. The course consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates will be […]

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16 May | Comments

Lifeguard Academy #2

Lifeguard Academy #2

This is the final Lifeguard Academy for prospective Lifeguards, allowing guards to begin working upon it’s successful completion during the Summer months. The course consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates will be […]

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11 May | Comments

Lifeguard Academy #2

Lifeguard Academy #2

This is the final Lifeguard Academy for prospective Lifeguards, allowing guards to begin working upon it’s successful completion during the Summer months. The course consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates will be […]

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09 May | Comments

Lifeguard Academy #2

Lifeguard Academy #2

This is the final Lifeguard Academy for prospective Lifeguards, allowing guards to begin working upon it’s successful completion during the Summer months. The course consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates will be […]

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09 May | Comments

Tryout #3

Tryout #3

This is the final opportunity to join the Beach Patrol Family for the 2015 Season! What to Bring: Completed Application Completed Physical Examination Letter (signed by a physician) Swim Gear Please arrive at 7am. Applicants will be assigned a lane to complete the 500 meter swim. Applicants who complete the swim in 10 minutes or less will then participate in an interview. Selected […]

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