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.

Town of Kure Beach | 117 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449 | 910-458-8216