Ocean Rescue Team

Headed up by the Fire Department, Ocean Rescue is overseen by full-time firefighter JD Lanier.

The Ocean Rescue team consists of 30 seasonal guards. This includes the following staff members:

  • Head Lifeguard
  • Assistant Head Lifeguard
  • 30 Lifeguards
  • Community Risk Reduction Specialist

Ocean Rescue tryouts for the 2019 season are as follows:

May 4th at 12pm

May 11th at 10am

Location: To the right of the Kure Beach Pier

Details: 1 mile run directly into 500 meter swim

Pay: $11.75/hour

If you have any questions, please call the Kure Beach Fire Department at (910) 458-2014.