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  • 1) Patrols public beach area to monitor activities of swimmers and prevent illegal conduct: Observes activities in assigned area on foot, in vehicle, or from tower or headquarters building with binoculars to detect hazardous conditions, such as swimmers in distress, disturbances, or safety infractions.

  • 2) Cautions people against use of unsafe beach areas or illegal conduct, such as drinking or fighting, using megaphone.

  • 3) Rescues distressed persons from ocean or adjacent cliffs, using rescue techniques and equipment.

  • 4) Examines injured individuals, administers first aid, and monitors vital signs, utilizing training, antiseptics, bandages, and instruments, such as stethoscope and sphygmomanometer.

  • 5) Administers artificial respiration, utilizing cardiopulmonary or mouth-to-mouth methods, or provides oxygen to revive persons.

  • 6) Compiles emergency and medical treatment report forms and maintains daily information on weather and beach conditions.

  • 7) Occasionally operates switchboard or two-way radio system to maintain contact and coordinate activities between emergency rescue units.




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DOT:   379.364-014

Job Number: 684