Become a NORD Lifeguard


  • $16.72 per hour
  • Part-time and Full-time schedules available
  • NORD will pay for your Red Cross lifeguard certification


Candidates interested in becoming a lifeguard for 2023 summer must do the following:

  • Attend Lifeguard Hiring Orientation Session—Arrive 15 minutes early to be processed.
  • Complete the following pre-requisite before attending Lifeguard training class.
  • Swim 300 meters or 12 laps (freestyle and breaststroke only)
  • Recover 10-pound brick from 7 to 8 ft. of water and swim back with object for 15 yards.
  • 2 minutes of deep water treading (legs only).

Lifeguard Recertification class is a 2-day class Tuesdays through Fridays 9am-2pm or 2-7pm. (The entire class must be completed in order to be re-certified.)

All applicants must bring the following documents to the session:

  • Government Issued Picture Identification (Valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID)
  • Original Social Security Card
  • Additional Required for applicants under eighteen (18) years of age
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Signed Work permit

Louisiana Workforce Commission Application to Employ Minors must be picked up from NORD
main office (5420 Franklin Ave) and submitted to your school or Job 1 to receive a Louisiana
Workforce Commission work permit before coming to the session.


Fields marked with * are required.

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