lifeguard-delaware-jobsIn search of a summer job that offers more than the norm? Have what it takes to join the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol?

Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol is actively searching for qualified applicants to fill the position of Ocean Lifeguard at five of its ocean swimming beach areas in Sussex County, Southern Delaware. Ocean rescue is a demanding job, and the DSPBP experienced staff will prepare you to meet every challenge.

Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol offers:

  • Competitive Starting Pay of $11 per hour
  • Nationally Recognized USLA Training Standards
  • Physical Fitness Strengthening
  • Participation in Ocean Lifeguard Competitions
  • Housing (limited availability)

As a United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Advanced Certified Agency, we offer the following paid training:

  • Delaware State Parks Ocean Rescue Training DOT — First Responder Training CPR/AED/First Aid Training
  • Helicopter — Open Water Rescue Program
  • Sussex County EMS — Medic Assistant Training

No experience is necessary, but minimum physical fitness standards and swimming ability are required as follow:

  • 550 Yard Swim within 10 minutes
  • 2 Mile Beach Run within 20 minutes
  • 25 Push-ups within 60 seconds
  • 25 Sit-ups within 60 seconds
  • 100 Yard soft sand sprint (timed)
  • 25 Yard Sprint Swim (timed)
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 16

If you are interested in applying for the position of Ocean Lifeguard and would like more information about the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol, please contact us at (302) 227-2800 ext. 106 or (302) 632-0396.

2013 Ocean Lifeguard Tryouts

8 a.m.    

  • March  16, Saturday
  • March 23, Saturday    
  • April 2,  Tuesday
  • April 27, Saturday

Freeman Fitness Center – Sea Colony, 38994 West Way Drive, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Questions? Call

  • Kris Knutsen (302) 632-0396 or
  • Bryan John (302) 227-2800 x106