The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service hires seasonal lifeguard staff to work from mid-June to the end of August. Minimum requirements are National Lifeguard Service Certification, Standard First Aid Certification Certification.

All applicants are required to complete a verbal interview, multiple choice test, 500m swim, 3.2km run, and 50m manikin carry.

Application for the 2014 season has ended. Please check back in early-2015 for applications for the 2015 season.

Open Positions


How to Apply

There are two options for submitting your application:

  1. Complete your application directly over the web by using our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM; OR
  2. Download our 2014 Employment Application in PDF format and submit your application by mail.

Options for Submitting Your Application

  1. Submit your application online;
  2. Mail it to us;
    Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service
    14 Purcell's Cove Road
    Halifax NS   B3N 1R4

  3. Fax it to us: (902) 477-6216


Please contact us if you have any questions about job opportunities or the application process.