Prospective Employment

The Upper Township Beach Patrol will be seeking several new lifeguards for the summer of 2017. Our tryouts will be held in June, on Saturday, June 10th at 12 pm.  This date or time could change depending on weather and ocean conditions.  Any change would be posted here on this site .  If you would also like to receive an email with updates, send a request to All candidates must be at least 16 years of age and possess a physical from a physician indicating they are fit for the try out. A current sports physical from school could also be accepted.  Candidates must also sign a waiver of liability and if under 18 have a parent/guardian to sign wavier.  The waiver is attached to this page.


The tryout will consist of the following races:

-1 Mile Run

-500 meter ocean swim

-Run/Swim, 400 meter run/200 meter ocean swim


Prospective guards will also be required to meet our standards of employment which include:

Mile run in under seven minutes

500 meter ocean in under ten minutes

200 meter pool swim in under four minutes


All prospective guards must also read and sign the following waiver:

Lifeguard Waiver and Release of Liability Form (1) (1)

Job Application:


We are a small beach patrol with a strong team environment. We are seeking ocean savvy athletic people to join our lifeguard family. Guards are encouraged to participate in lifeguard races and various guarding related athletic activities. Upper Township Beach Patrol offers a competitive starting wage of $12 dollars an hour.