Marine Rescue is recognized as an Advanced Certified Agency through the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA). St. Johns County Fire Rescue and Marine Rescue provides technical water rescue and lifeguard services to the entire 42 ocean front miles, as well as the 216 square miles of inland waterways within St. Johns County.
Become an Ocean Lifeguard! St. Johns County Fire Rescue (SJCFR) to hold annual seasonal lifeguard tryouts for the 2024 beach season. We are in need of highly motivated and qualified personnel to help staff our beaches this summer. Details about the seasonal hiring process.
St. Johns County Marine Rescue employs seasonal staff during the summer months from May to the end of September. Individuals wishing to work with Marine Rescue should attend one of the informational Orientation Meetings at the St. Augustine Pier Marine Rescue Office.Marine Rescue Employment
Junior Lifeguard Program
The St. Johns County Junior Lifeguard program is open to individuals 9-16 years old. Certified Open Water Lifeguards teach water safety education in an environment that is fun while building teamwork, physical conditioning and respect for each other and the environment.Junior Lifeguard Program