Lifeguard Job Opportunities

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Seasonal Ocean Lifeguard:

The City of Newport Beach Lifeguard Division is seeking candidates wanting to become Seasonal Ocean Lifeguards. Join our amazing team and have a rewarding and epic summer! 


  • The job posting is expected to open in early January.
  • Applications are due in early February.
  • Applicants must be 16 years old on or before March 1, 2020.
  • No prior lifeguard experience required.
  • Visit to sign up for notifications and apply once the job has posted.



  • Qualifying applicants will be invited to a tryout on Sunday, February 9.
  • No wetsuits allowed. Goggles are optional.
  • Tryout consists of a 1000-meter ocean swim and 1000-meter run-swim-run.
  • Top finishers will be invited to an interview.


Train & Learn More:

Join us! The Newport Beach Lifeguards are hosting Information Nights for interested candidates. Attendees will learn about:

  • Pre-tryout training opportunities
  • Tryouts
  • The Basic Lifeguard Academy
  • The post-academy hiring process
  • And more!


  • November 25
  • January 6
  • January 21

Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Benjamin M. Carlson Lifeguard Headquarters, 70 Newport Pier, Newport Beach, CA