• Anywhere


A panel will be formed for the 2023 Summer Season on which candidates will be placed, who satisfy
requirements for the posts and were successful at the practical & interview stage.

The Clare County Council Water Safety Ireland lifeguards provide cover at the following locations
• Spanish Point
• Lahinch
• Fanore
• Bishops Quarter, Ballyvaughan
• Whitestrand, Miltown Malbay
• Seafield, Quilty
• Whitestrand, Doonbeg
• Kilkee
• Cappagh Pier, Kilrush
• Mountshannon
• Ballycuggeran, Killaloe
• Ballyalla, Ennis


1. Character
Candidates shall be of good character.

2. Age
Candidates shall not be less than 18 years on commencing employment.

3. Qualifications
Candidates must, by the latest date for receipt of completed applications:

(i) Hold a Beach Lifeguard Award from Water Safety Ireland or equivalent. Valid original
certificate will be required to be presented prior to employment.

(ii) Have thorough knowledge of resuscitation including Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation.
Additional Marks will be awarded in respect of the following courses only – current certificates only
will be accepted. (All courses must adhere to the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council or Occupational
First Aid Assessment Agency). Highest Score will apply; therefore, candidates should only submit the
Certificate attained at the highest level.
• Emergency Medical Technician (30 marks)
• Emergency First Responder (30 marks)
• First Aid Response (or equivalent) (20 marks)
• Cardiac First Responder (10 marks)

NB: Certificates in respect of qualifications/training other than those listed above should not be
included with the application form as no additional marks will be awarded and Clare County
Council cannot guarantee the return of such certificates.

Completed applications can only be accepted by email and should be typed, in PDF format and emailed to [email protected]

Closing Date for receipt of application form:

4.00 p.m. Thursday 16th February 2023


Application Form – Beach Lifeguard & Senior Beach Lifeguard Panel, 2023

Conditions and Qualifications – Beach Lifeguard & Senior Beach Lifeguard Panel, 2023 (1)

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@clarecoco.ie