Seasonal Lifeguards


Did you know that all returning Emerald Isle Ocean Rescue Lifeguards under 30 hours of training, and all new lifeguards must complete a rigorous 72 hours of training? Watch our 2021 video below for a glimpse into the various things they must do before they can work on the beach strand. 

Lifeguards will return to the Emerald Isle beach strand in April 2022. 



Apply Here - Applications are now open for the 2022 Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Team. 

Key Requirements

  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Must swim 500 meters in under 10 minutes to meet USLA Certification Requirements      

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