Aquatic Instructor II

Competition Number: 22196

Job Title: Aquatic Instructor II

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre - Aquatics

Position Type: Up to 25 Casual Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $23.64/hr plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: June 14, 2022

Last Modified: June 14, 2022, 11:49 am

Status: Open Until Filled


Operating for over 50 years, Gordon Head Recreation Centre takes pride in its long history of serving the community and providing a welcoming environment for all patrons to maintain their physical, mental and social health.  If you are customer service driven and enjoy being active, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you. 

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking multiple certified Aquatic Instructors who will be responsible for lesson instruction of our Canadian Red Cross Water Safety and Life Saving entry level programs.  This includes planning and preparing assigned programs, instructing assigned classes, evaluating participants, record keeping and public relations. The successful candidates will also ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies and contribute to a positive team environment.   

Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award; over three months experience and a satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check. 

Successful candidates will work varying shifts including mornings, afternoons, and evenings (hours/shifts are subject to change).

*In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.*

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.


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