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The Borough of Lakehurst is a civil service community. Lakehurst has a residency requirement for the position of full-time police officer. This means you must be a resident of the Borough of Lakehurst prior to employment. Being a civil service municipality, Lakehurst operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC). The New Jersey CSC regulates the employment, tenure, and discharge of Lakehurst employees. Visit under “Job Announcements” for more information on the testing process.

Lifeguard Position

The Lakehurst Borough Police Department is accepting applications for the 2021 seasonal position of Lifeguard.  The Lifeguards, under the direction of the Chief of Police, shall conduct lifeguard duties at Lake Horicon in the Borough of Lakehurst.

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or older
  • Lifeguard training and CPR certification courses provided
  • The position pays $18.00 an hour

If your are interested in applying for the position, please complete the below application.  Completed applications may be dropped off at the Lakehurst Police Headquarters or emailed to Lt. James at  Please forward any questions about this position to Lt. James.

Lifeguard Application

The Lakehurst Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.