Lifeguard and Aquatic Jobs for Veterans Available on A Chance to Save Lives Again

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Seasonal employment for veterans, plus career and business opportunities are readily available in the aquatics and recreation industry.

The aquatic industry has numerous vertical markets to find employment. Municipalities hire seasonally or year-round based on their geographic region of the country. Some of these opportunities would be beach and lakefront lifeguards, municipal pool lifeguards, waterpark managers and aquatic directors. Non-profits such as YMCAs, JCCs and Boys and Girls Clubs also have numerous ongoing aquatic job opportunities.

Other vertical markets always hiring for aquatic positions are: colleges and universities, health clubs, aquatic centers, senior living facilities, master planned communities, hotels/resorts, destination spas, cruise ships and private golf clubs.

How does a veteran enter into the aquatic industry? First and foremost, one must be in good physical condition, love to swim and enjoy working with people. The great news is, for most aquatic jobs, candidates do not need a degree to be successful. A variety of certifications will suffice. The more certifications and experience one has, the more opportunities.

The American Red Cross is the place to begin for getting a lifeguard certification. By going to their website you will find numerous certifications to begin building a career in the aquatic industry. Throughout the country (Often seasonally) there are a variety of organizations that host and certify lifeguards for the American Red Cross.

After getting certified as a lifeguard, veterans may consider becoming a Red Cross Training Instructor. This could become a great first step to building an aquatic business. An independent contractor/sole proprietor could contract with many of the vertical markets listed above to certify lifeguards and earn an equitable profit margin. Alan Cohen, founder and president of The Career Collection says An entrepreneurial veteran could be in business for themselves in 12 months or less working in the aquatic industry.

An emerging market for the aquatic industry is teaching group water aerobics classes. This low-impact exercise is very popular with seniors as well as being an important part of physical therapy for certain injuries or rehab from surgery. This can be done as an independent contractor or as a payroll employee. To gain additional certifications as an aquatic instructor, veterans would want to obtain additional certifications. Aquatic certifying organizations such as the Aquatic Exercise Association offer numerous certifications for aquatic instructors.

Like most careers, one begins as an employee, but after gaining valuable experience can quickly transition into their own business. There are an infinite amount of possibilities to pursue in the aquatics and recreation industry.

For additional information on jobs in the aquatic industry visit Employers who mention Veterans Encouraged to Apply in their job postings will receive a 25% refund by calling 800-259-4397.

About The Career Collection: was started by Alan Cohen in 1998 as the first site available to job seekers and employers specializing in the health, fitness, recreation and leisure industries. Over the years it grew to be a related ‘collection’ of websites that now encompass six integrated job boards:,,,, and Its model as a recruiting resource for employers and job seekers is designed to be comprehensive, easy to use, cost-efficient and fast. Personalized advice is available to all job seekers and employers to ensure their success.


Alan Cohen, President

The Career Collection 800-259-4397


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Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) November 08, 2012 announces today that it will be, for a limited time, offering one-on-one resume reviews and recommendations for Veterans in honor of Veterans Day. On November 11-12, 2012, the first 100 Vets that sign up for an account at and create their resume will get a personal review and recommendations from the seasoned HR staff at the company. is typically a self-service site for Government contractors and ex-Federal workers, where they upload and maintain their resumes on their own. However the opportunity to help Veterans make their resumes more competitive and help them become more qualified for Government contracting jobs is a win-win situation, says Ginger Groeber, the founder and President of Veterans offer so much to our community. Their work experiences, ethics, and character are a real value, and its a shame to loose that to the private sector. Lets use that experience to make government programs even better. Veterans know how to get a job done!

How Do Veterans Qualify?

The process for Veterans to qualify for the resume review is simple they create an account at and fill out their full profile. Based on their work experience, it will be visible if they are a Veteran and the first 100 will be notified that their resume will be reviewed.

About started in February 2012, from a need the companys founder, Ginger Groeber, saw while transitioning from a successful DoD career to the private sector. She had trouble finding any existing tools for aligning public sector experience with private sector contracting opportunities. It was from this experience that was created, identifying the need for a new tool that more seamlessly melded to the two worlds; contractors who want to hire experienced government personnel and experienced government workers looking for opportunities in the contracting industry.

The website has two offerings job postings and a searchable database of applicant resumes. The database is targeted to those with current or previous Federal experience, most of whom have security clearances. Employers are able to search the database with very detailed filters to find candidates to fill open contracting positions, and are able to match up not only the Applicants background but their job preferences as well. Joining the Applicant Database is always free for Applicants, as searching for jobs should be.

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