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An expert swimmer employed to rescue people who get into difficulty in a swimming pool or at the beach.
- ‘‘It is mandatory that each hotel and tourist spot employs lifeguards at their swimming pools,’ he added.’
- ‘Then I see the beach, the empty lifeguard stand, the jetties.’
- ‘Normally, about 1,100 lifeguards patrol beaches and pools on weekdays while up to 1,300 lifeguards work on Sundays.’
- ‘He ran back towards a designated swimming beach and alerted a lifeguard who pulled the young boy from the water.’
- ‘There was a lifeguard on duty, though nobody was in any real danger.’
- ‘He said, however, the department would review wages for contract lifeguards next summer.’
- ‘I worked as a lifeguard on the beach, like I've done the previous few summers.’
- ‘The award was in recognition of his work with regard to pool lifeguard training throughout the country.’
- ‘There were three policemen by the lifeguard stand - park police on bikes.’
- ‘Interventions tested ranged from lifeguard training and printed materials to warning signage.’
- ‘He was much tanner, as a result of his summer job as the lifeguard at the local swimming pool.’
- ‘A pool lifeguard course will also commence on August 22nd to 25th.’
- ‘I barely took notice of the lone empty lifeguard chair.’
- ‘He said wages for contract lifeguards were reasonable and the department has no difficulty hiring contract employees.’
- ‘Several people managed to alert the lifeguards, who brought Davis to safety.’
- ‘Swimming pools must have lifeguards and sanitary requirements must be taken care of.’
- ‘Our volunteer lifeguards are a staple of the Australian summer.’
- ‘The committee needs a fully qualified lifeguard from the opening day.’
- ‘He would also like to try to work as a lifeguard at a swimming pool, because he has never had this chance before and finds it an interesting challenge.’
- ‘With so many fit young men away at war, the beaches were kept safe by young volunteer lifeguards.’
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