lifeguard-delaware-jobs-beachesIn 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 5 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.

DSPBP 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, DSPBP offers 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.

2014 Ocean Lifeguard Tryouts

March 1st and 15th
April 5th and 12th
All tryouts begin at 8 a.m.

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

Questions? Call Kris Knutsen (302) 632-0396, or contact Bryan John at (302) 227-2800 x106or [email protected]