Beach Lifeguard Recruitment

Recruitment Closed 

Have you got what it takes to be a beach lifeguard?

  • Are you a strong swimmer?
  • Are you alert and observant?
  • Are you a good communicator?
  • Could you be relied on in an emergency?
  • Are you available for work in the summer?
  • Can you work weekends?

If yes then we want to hear from you

Ideally you will hold a current National beach Lifeguard qualification or equivalent, however full training to achieve this award will be made available to suitable candidates.

To demonstrate good swimming ability, you will be required to undertake a pool swim of 400 metres in 8 minutes or under.

We strongly advise potential candidates to train prior to the 400m swim test in April.

Interested?  Contact Debbie Kershaw, Quality and Safety Officer on (01429) 523412

Application forms and further details are available from Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer & Workforce Services, Chief Executive's Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel. 01429 523331, email  or apply online at