Aquatic Instructor II/Lifeguard

Competition Number: 22195

Job Title: Aquatic Instructor II/Lifeguard

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

Position Type: Up to 20 Casual Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

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

Posted Date: June 10, 2022

Last Modified: June 10, 2022, 2:51 pm

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 Instructor II/Lifeguards who will be responsible for ensuring an enjoyable safe experience while participating in our pool services and programs. The successful candidates will follow expectations and guidelines set by Canadian Red Cross, Lifesaving Society and Saanich protocols and procedures. In a professional and responsible manner, the Aquatic Instructor II/Lifeguard will contribute to a positive team environment and ensure that patrons act in accordance to facility rules and the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition. 

Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award; current National Lifeguard Service Pool Option certification; current CPR - Level C with AED certification; current Standard First Aid certification; over three months experience and a satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check. 

Successful candidates will work varying shifts including early mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends (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.