While some company health plans may include a stipend for a gym membership, or even allow for mid-day wellness breaks, with the ocean just steps from their tower or chair, “your lunch and workout breaks will never be better,” says Dave Wassel, a 15-year veteran lifeguard with the City and County of Honolulu and iconic big-wave charger. “I chose the job to first of all give back to the community that has done so much for me,” says Wassel. “Plus, you really can’t beat getting paid to go to the beach.
But sure, aside from being a fulfilling career choice from a humanistic perspective, posting up on the beach all day as a lifeguard also affords ample opportunities to scratch that hedonistic itch as well. “The workload is simple: watch the water,” says Wassel. “The perks are a corner office with a great view.
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