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Regionals Comes to Carolina Beach

This summer, the South Atlantic Regional Lifesaving tournament will be held in Carolina Beach, NC. Come out to Hamlet Ave in Carolina Beach Wednesday, July 15th (12pm-6pm), and Thursday, July 16th (8am-6pm) to watch your local Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach lifeguards take on teams from Virginia to Florida in ocean and beach races. These races highlight the skills and athleticism of these ocean rescue athletes. Wrightsville Beach has been undefeated the past two years at the annual tournament and WBOR guards have been training hard all year to defend their title! Come cheer them on and visit our Friends Of WBOR page to learn more about how you can support the team. Here’s a sneak preview of just a few of the exciting events you will see your local guards competing in:

Landline Rescue Race

Landline Rescue Race

Surfski Race

Surfski Race

Ironman

Ironman

Surf Swim

Surf Swim

Rescue Board Race

Rescue Board Race

Rescue Race

Rescue Race

Rescue Race

Rescue Race

Beach Flags

Beach Flags

Beach Relay

Beach Relay

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Join the WB Ocean Rescue Team

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue is now accepting applications for lifeguards for the 2015 summer season!

Salary range starting at $10.00 per hour for stand lifeguards with additional compensation for having your NC EMT certification and years of service.

Applicants must possess:

  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes, or less.
  • Ability to run 1 mile in 8 minutes or less
  • Be at least 18 years of age or older.

TRYOUTS:

  • The pre-test will be administered on the following dates:
    • April 26, 2015
    • May 2, 2015
    • Meeting location and time: South side of Crystal Pier located on the south end of Wrightsville Beach. 0830 Hrs.
  • Test will consist of the following skills:
    • ½ mile ocean swim, followed by a one mile soft sand run, then two rescues. One will be an active victim the other a passive victim.

Applicants will work approx. 46hr work week. Mandatory two week training period attendance is required, with start date May 12, 2015. Mandatory drug testing prior to start date. An application can be found at the town website:
http://towb.org/Portals/0/Employment%20Application.pdf or may be obtained from the Town Hall.
For more information, please contact:
Dave Baker
Ocean Rescue Director
Office :(910) 256-7920 ext. 1702
E-mail: dbaker@towb.org

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