GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — Starting tomorrow, lifeguards will be full-time at New York state beaches.

This comes after Governor Kathy Hochul announced lifeguards can earn $20 an hour, to help the staffing shortage.  Training is also paid for by the state.

News 4s Gabrielle mediak joins us from Beaver island with more.

To apply, head here.

Gabrielle Mediak is a reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2019. See more of her work here.