Aquatic Instructor III

Competition Number: 22208

Job Title: Aquatic Instructor III

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

Position Type: Up to 8 Casual Positions (CUPE Local 2011)


Posted Date: June 21, 2022

Last Modified: June 21, 2022, 3:30 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 certified Aquatic Instructor IIIs who will be responsible for lesson management and instruction of the advanced aquatics programs in lifesaving, CPR and first aid training related to advanced aquatics training. This includes planning and preparing assigned programs; instructing assigned classes; evaluating participants; record keeping and public relations. Instructors also ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies.

Requirements include completion of Grade 12; any one of the following current appropriate awards recognized by the agencies offering advanced aquatics: First Aid Instructor and Lifesaving Society Instructor; plus six months teaching experience and a satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check.
Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including 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.


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