Are you interested in joining the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol? We are starting recruitment for our 2019 Season! Ocean rescue is a demanding job, and our experienced staff will prepare you to meet every challenge. Plus you'll be eligible for a Wilmington University Scholarship
Phone: (302) 632-0396
Tryouts are held in early spring at the Sussex Family YMCA, 20080 Church St., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. Try out dates this year will be released in early 2019.
The first step in the hiring process is to sign up for and successfully complete one of the scheduled tryouts.
For questions, contact the Lifeguard Captain at Kris.Knutsen@state.de.us.
As a United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Advanced Certified Agency, we offer the following paid training:
No experience is necessary, but minimum physical fitness standards and swimming ability are required:
Items to bring to your tryout: Swim suit, towel, sweats, running shoes, contact info for references, driver’s license, social security card, direct deposit info.
Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol (DSPBP) and Wilmington University have teamed together to offer Wilmington University scholarships to members of the Parks Beach Patrol or their immediate family members. Children of DSPBP members are welcome to apply.
The DSPBP member must have completed a minimum 12 weeks employment as a Delaware State Parks lifeguard to be eligible. Applications are due September 15th and scholarships will be awarded for second semester classes. If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Caroline Foltz at firstname.lastname@example.org.