Barrier Island Ocean Rescue is always looking for the highest caliber applicants to work both seasonally and year round.
Lifeguard Starting Pay:
$18.00 per Hour
Lifeguard+EMT Starting Pay:
$20.00 per Hour
Full Time Summer Openings
Barrier Island Ocean Rescue is currently seeking applicants interested in a Beach Patrol/Lifeguard position in the Kiawah-Seabrook Island area near Charleston, SC. Applicants should possess a high level of physical fitness and have a high degree of comfort in the open water environment. Employees will be trained to operate vehicles and ATV's on the beach, personal watercraft in surf conditions for rescue purposes, as well as other training in specialized rescue equipment and medical skills. Beach Patrol/Lifeguarding is a rewarding profession that not only provides you with a platform to launch into health care, law enforcement, and public service - it also is a great way to spend a summer on the beach!
Prior to an independent duty assignment, each applicant shall posess:
CPR/AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider
Complete USLA Preseason Training
Current South Carolina Driver's License
A clean criminal history
Pass a drug screening
Pre-Employment Physical Testing
Prior to employment, each applicant must demonstrate the ability to:
Swim 550 yards in under 10 minutes
Run 1 mile in under 8 minutes
Make water entries
Perform agilities as required
Applications may be submitted online or hardcopies mailed to:
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
Contact Human Resources for assistance.