Town of Ogunquit - Ocean Rescue Lifeguards

The Town of Ogunquit is seeking Lifeguard candidates for the 2021 summer season.

Candidates will be evaluated based on their application, background, and an interview.  Relevant work experience is helpful but not necessary.  We plan to make hiring decisions on a rolling basis until positions are filled.  Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, candidates may also be asked to attend a modified tryout before June 1st. 

Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid certification is required prior to providing beach coverage.  A free certification/re-certification course will be provided to those who are hired in mid-June. 

Depending on qualifications, the starting rate in 2021 of $18.00/hour for H.S. graduates with higher rates possible based on work experience, certification, and education level.  This amount increases each year of employment up to a projected 2021 max of $21.50/hour. 

The 2021 Lifeguard season will begin for some employees on June 7th and run through Labor Day.  Our primary training week will begin on Monday June 14th, with a make-up training week beginning on Monday June 21st.  Employees may finish their season early for school or other conflicts with advance notice.

Please submit applications to the Ogunquit Town Office, PO Box 875, Ogunquit, Maine 03907 or by e-mail to and put “Lifeguard” in the subject line. Note: The application period is open until all positions are filled. 

Contact JP Argenti, Lifeguard Captain, at 617-368-0659 or for more information and to begin your application process.  EOE

Applications available on the Town of Ogunquit


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