Aquatic Instructor II/Lifeguard

Competition Number: 251.17

Job Title: Aquatic Instructor II/Lifeguard

Department: Parks and Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Position Type: Multiple Auxiliary Relief (CUPE Local 2011)

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

Posted Date: December 12, 2017

Last Modified: May 18, 2018, 11:15 am

Status: Open Until Filled


The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired. 

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking multiple certified Aquatic Instructor II / Lifeguards who will be responsible for the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic activities and lesson delivery for Canadian Red Cross Water Safety and Life Saving programs. The successful candidates will lead activities, games and events of interest to the participants as well as perform hosting duties. This will also include evaluation of participants; record keeping and public relations. Aquatic Instructor II / Lifeguards will ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies and that 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 certification; current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification – Level C with AED certification; current Standard First Aid certification; eligibility to obtain the Current Life Saving Society Canada Instructor Award or equivalent; over three months, up to and including six months experience and a satisfactory police information check. 

Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings and weekends.

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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