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Ocean Lifeguard in North Myrtle Beach

Katalogové číslo: LG05

  • Employer: City of North Myrtle Beach
  • Start Date: early and mid May, early June
  • End Date: early September, mid September
  • English Level: Advanced
  • Hiring Via: Skype Interview
  • Specials: Couples accepted, Groups accepted
  • Hourly Wage: $14
  • State: South Carolina (SC)
  • Housing: No housing assistance
  • Gender: Male, Female, Both
  • Location: Beach
  • In Stock: 0

To become an ocean lifeguard at the beach you have to be good swimmer eligible to swim 500 meters in less than 10 minutes and able to act quickly.

After arrival to North Myrtle Beach, you will participate in the 7-day Lifeguard Academy. Returning guards should attend  2- day recertification.


Start date:   June 5th, 2021 (or May 8th for first LG Academy)

End date:     September 5th, 2021


All applicants must provide the employer Criminal Background Check as The Beach Patrol is a Division of City Municipality.

First-timer: $14.00 / hour with bonus $800

Guards hours are actually 9 to 6 and on the stand at 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.


Overtime: no overtime wage, lifeguards are working 50-60 hours per week

Pay frequency: bi-weekly

# of days per week: 5-7, # of hours per week: 40-60 in average


# of hours per week in 2019: 60


$400.00 bonus for all returning guards, $600.00 bonus for all rookie guards

Housing: Not provided

Students can find 3-months rentals in hotels, motels in the area. The expected cost of housing $300 – 500 / month + security deposit. Utilities are usually included.

Join the ocean lifeguards team in North Myrtle Beach and spend your days guarding the Atlantic ocean. Imagine how tanned you will be at the end of summer 🙂


Location: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


North Myrtle Beach is one of the major centers of tourism in the United States because of the city’s warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches, attracting an estimated 14 million visitors each spring/summer/fall.


Interesting statistics of 2018 season:

Minor Medical 4333
Major Medical 57
Water Rescue 393 (327 rips related)
Arrests 3
Drowning (unguarded) 2
Preventative actions 9635

How to get to work? Walk, bike, scooter or car

Bike costs approx $100, possible to buy cheap used bikes in good condition in the Student Centre close to North Myrtle Beach bus station. Commuting time depends on the location of your housing.


Pick-up at the airport: Not provided

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