The Town of Kill Devil Hills is accepting applications for the following position:




Seasonal Ocean Rescue Lifeguard is responsible for protecting the public on the oceanfront.  Duties consist of watching over swimmers and beach areas during hours of operation, giving assistance to the public, and executing water rescues as required.  Applicants must be 16 years of age or older, and able to report to various work locations using own transportation. All candidates will take part in a pre-employment physical test (including Run-Swim-Run-Swim-Run, PT test ½ mile run, and swimming 500 meters with a target time of 10 minutes or less).  Appropriate candidates will attend medical responder, CPR, and Ocean Rescue training sessions.  End-of-training evaluations will establish those that will be working as Lifeguards for the Town. 

All training is paid, with a starting pay of $18 per hour, and an extra $1.00 per hour for any applicant that has an NC Emergency Medical Technician certification. Open until the position is filled.  

Town of Kill Devil Hills Employment Applications must be received in the Administration Department.  Applicants can apply and submit online at  or send application to:

Town of Kill Devil Hills

Assistant Town Manager

102 Town Hall Drive

Post Office Box 1719

Kill Devil Hills, NC  27948


To receive an application, please check the website at, call (252) 449-5300 or come to the Town Hall Administration Department.


The Town of Kill Devil Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.