Competition Number: 249.17

Job Title: Lifeguard

Department: Parks and Recreation - Saanich Commonwealth Place

Position Type: Multiple Auxiliary Relief (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $21.84/hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: December 6, 2017

Last Modified: May 18, 2018, 11:13 am

Status: Open Until Filled


The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired. 

Saanich Commonwealth Place is seeking certified Lifeguards who will be responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic activities. This includes leading activities, games and events of interest and performing hosting duties.  Lifeguards also ensure that participants are acting in accordance to facility rules and the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition.

Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current National Lifeguard certification (Waterpark Option); current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification – Level C with AED certification; current Standard First Aid certification; over one month, up to and including three months experience and a satisfactory police information check. 

Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change).

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*

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