Competition Number: 22008

Job Title: Lifeguard

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Saanich Commonwealth Place

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

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

Posted Date: January 13, 2022

Last Modified: March 28, 2022, 3:51 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


Saanich Commonwealth Place is seeking multiple certified Lifeguards who will be responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic activities. Lifeguards will 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 Service certification (Waterpark Option); current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification – Level C with AED certification; current Standard First Aid Level 1 certification; over one month, up to and including three months experience; satisfactory police information check.

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

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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