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New York State Parks looking for lifeguards to staff Fort Niagara, Woodlawn, other beaches for 2022 season

Landmarks of New York
Posted at 1:38 PM, Dec 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-14 13:55:38-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced there are four lifeguard exams scheduled in the Niagara Region as lifeguards are needed for the 2022 season.

Lifeguard positions will be available at Beaver Island, Woodlawn Beach, Evangola and Fort Niagara State Parks.

"Prior to employment, successful candidates must be at least 15 years of age and must furnish proof of completion of CPR for the Professional and completion of the American Red Cross 1994 Revised Lifeguard Training, which includes First-Aid, with a certificate for the Waterfront Module or equivalent courses. Successful candidates will also need a physician's certification of adequate physical fitness including a minimum of 20/40 uncorrected vision after receiving a conditional job offer," a release says.

Testing is required and will take place as follows:

January 8, 2022
Niagara Falls Highschool,
4455 Porter Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14305
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

March 12, 2022
Hamburg Highschool
4111 Legion Dr, Hamburg, NY 14075
8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.

April 30, 2022
Lockport YMCA
5833 Snyder Dr, Lockport, NY 14094
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

May 7, 2022
Niagara Falls Highschool
4455 Porter Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14305
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Officials said for further information and to register for the test contact Andrew Chouinard at (607)-333-4266 or email at Andrew. Chouinard@parks.ny.gov