Ocean Rescue Lifeguard

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is accepting applications for the following position:




Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard is responsible for the protection of the public on the oceanfront.  Watches over swimmers and beach areas during hours of operation, perform assistance to the public and performs water rescues as required.   Applicants must be 16 years of age or older, and be able to report to different places using their own transportation. All candidates will take part in a pre-employment physical test (including Run-Swim-Run-Swim-Run, PT test ½ mile run, and swimming 500 meters-swim target time of 10 minutes or less).  Appropriate candidates will attend medical responder, CPR, and Ocean Rescue training sessions.  End-of-training evaluations will establish those that will be working as Lifeguards for the Town.

All training is paid, with a starting pay of $15.50 per hour. Open until position is filled.  


Town of Kill Devil Hills Employment Applications must be received in the Administration Department.  Applicants can apply and submit a Lifeguard Application online or send an application to:


Town of Kill Devil Hills

Charlene Allen, Assistant Town Manager

102 Town Hall Drive

Post Office Box 1719

Kill Devil Hills, NC  27948


To receive an application, please check the website at www.kdhnc.com, call (252) 449-5300 or come to the Town Hall Administration Department.


The Town of Kill Devil Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.