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 and Standard First Aid Certification.

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

Applications for the 2017 season are now being accepted. The deadline for Area Supervisors/Assistant Director, as well as the LSS Summer Program Coordinator, is Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at 5:00pm AST. All others including Beach Captains, Assistant Beach Captains, Lifeguards, etc., the deadline is Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 5:00pm AST. Thank you for your interest.

Job Descriptions

Acting Beach Captain Job Description 2017
Area Supervisor Job Description 2017
Assistant Director Technical Operations Job Description 2017

Beach Captain Job Description 2017

Lifeguard Job Description 2017

LSS Summer Program Coordinator Job Description 2017

Special Events Officer Job Description 2017

Youth Development and Safety Officer Job Description 2017

How to Apply

All Applications must be submitted via our Online Application process.

  1. Complete your application directly over the web by using our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM


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