JOIN THE GIBP FAMILY!
Spend your summer on the beach in a fun, challenging and responsible position working for the Galveston Island Beach Patrol!
Our lifeguard academy consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates will be paid a training wage for the time they spend in the training course.
DO YOU WANT TO GIVE BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY?
Become an extra set of eyes for the Galveston Island Beach Patrol! Learn how to recognize people in trouble, be a tourist ambassador and receive free certification in CPR. Join a community of like-minded individuals who promote beach safety!
301 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77580
If you have a water related emergency, dial 911.
Phone: (409) 763-4769
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The Galveston Island Beach Patrol (GIBP) is certified as an “advanced” level agency of the United States Lifesaving Association and is the designated lifeguard service for the city of Galveston. It is a Texas Department of Health certified first response agency employing over 100 people comprised of lifeguards, senior guards, supervisors, peace officers, and dispatchers. The mission of GIBP is to protect the 5-7 million people who visit the Galveston beaches each year, respond to aquatic emergencies 24/7/365, educate the public about beach safety, and be a good community partner.