Work for Epic!

FRDD Staffrom time to time, Epic Races looks for motivated, energetic individuals to join the Epic Team. Coordinating our events takes a talented team of individuals, each with his or her own unique skills that contribute to making all our races a success from start to finish line and beyond!

Whenever there is a job opening at Epic Races, that position, along with a description, will be posted here. If you believe you’ve got what it takes to join our team and fill that opening, please CLICK HERE and fill out our online job application!


jenn guards a2triPosition: Lifeguard
Commitment: Part Time;
Job Description: The Epic Races lifeguard reports to the Swim Director for specific assignment along the swim course at Epic Races triathlons. Before the start of the swim leg of the triathlon, the lifeguard will take his or her assigned position on the swim course using the provided Epic Races paddleboard or a private kayak/canoe. The lifeguard will monitor the swimmers as they race, guiding them should they veer off course, watching for any swimmer(s) in distress and rendering assistance as needed. All lifeguard applicants must hold current American Red Cross lifeguard certification as well as CPR and First Aid certification.

Every member of the Epic Lifeguard Team has American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Certification in addition to basic American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification. This means that our guards have all taken and passed an additional course in which they received training in the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in non-surf, open-water areas. Our superbly trained lifeguards are yet another reason our races are so Epic!

Please contact Epic Races Swim Director Jenn Beams at jenn (at)


Position: Race Operations Crew
Commitment: Part Time
Job Description:
The Epic Races race operations crew reports to the Race Operations Director for specific assignments regarding the loading, unloading, set-up, take-down, course marshaling, managing specific areas during the race, and more. Race-operations crew members are expected to have their own transportation to/from events and any mandatory meetings.


eva bananaPosition: Intern
Commitment: Part Time
Job Description:
The Epic Races intern will work with the Epic Races staff in the areas of administration, course design/logistics, and sponsorship for our triathlons and races. The intern must work at least two hours per week in the Epic Races’ Ann Arbor office; other assigned work can be done on the intern’s own time. Intern candidates must be organized, detail-oriented, outgoing, high energy, and love the outdoors. The Epic Races intern is expected to have his/her own transportation to travel to and from the office and events. Running and/or triathlon experience is a plus!