Delaware State Parks
Beach Patrol

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


Ocean rescue is a demanding job, and our experienced staff will prepare you to meet every challenge. Tryouts begin in March, 2015.

We offer:

  • Prime beach locations:
    Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore, and Fenwick Island
  • Competitive Salary: $12.50/hour
  • Nationally Recognized USLA Training Standards
  • Physical Fitness Strengthening
  • Participation in Ocean Lifeguard Competitions
  • Beach 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