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DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  Under general supervision, an incumbent performs routine work in connection with the use of a municipality’s beaches.  The primary functions of this position are checking for beach passes, and monitoring lifeguard on-the-job performance. Beach Monitors are also responsible for monitoring and/or maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the facility, and for reporting to the proper authority regarding usage, tag numbers, and other relevant information. Performs related work as required.


  • Checks beach users at the entrance of a beach for beach tags;
  • Monitors and maintains the safety and cleanliness of the facilities daily;
  • Reads the “Beach Safety Plan” and ensures compliance with all rules and regulations;
  • Reports to the District Clerk or other designated Town official or employee regarding any deficiencies in maintenance, equipment or facilities;
  • Submits bi-weekly reports regarding beach usage and tag numbers to the District Clerk or as otherwise directed;
  • Monitors and spot checks lifeguards and records observations on duties checklist;
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.

Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Ability to deal calmly and effectively with the public and to secure cooperation and order; ability to give and enforce simple instructions; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to keep simple records; ability to perform light manual labor; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; good observation; mental alertness.


None are required.


11/02; 1/07; 1/09; 6/15

Labor Class [Town of Putnam Valley – PT]

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to administer, in a fair and equitable manner, the provisions of New York State Civil Service Law and Putnam County Civil Service Rules with respect to the offices and employments in the classified service of Putnam County and the civil divisions therein, which include the towns, villages, school districts, libraries and special districts.

It is Putnam County Personnel Department’s responsibility to ensure Putnam County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness as set forth in Article 5, §6 of the New York State Constitution.

  • Paul Eldridge

    Personnel Officer

Putnam County Office Building

40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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