Competition Number: 18016

Job Title: Lifeguard/Instructor

Department: Recreation & Cultural Services

Employment Type: Temporary - May to September

Salary: $17.50 / hr + 10.4 % in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits

Posted Date: March 7, 2018, 2:30 am

Closing Date: April 1, 2018, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: April 27, 2018, 12:26 pm

Posting: Closed

Status: Interviewing


Are you ready to dive into a new opportunity?  An amazing season could be yours at the Courtenay & District Memorial Outdoor Pool.  This popular Comox Valley attraction has been a staple in the summers of local children and families for generations.  Let us know if you want to make a splash by applying for this job opportunity. 

Exciting opportunities exist for temporary Lifeguard/Instructors to assist in the operation of the outdoor pool facilities; carry out swim lesson instruction, lifeguarding and cashiering duties; and assist in the marketing and promotion of pool programs and facility.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Minimum 17 years of age  
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Lifeguarding/instructing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of pool programming, pool chemistry and pool mechanics
  • Knowledge of Health Act requirements
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills and abilities to provide and promote positive values and recreational benefits
  • Ability to prepare lesson plans, instruct and evaluate participants in a group setting.
  • Ability to accurately count money and reconcile cash totals
  • Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner and work effectively and efficiently with other staff
  • Physical ability to perform rescues of pool patrons, apply chemicals, set up deck equipment, etc.

The successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal records check.

These positions are available May 14 until September 1, 2018. The wage rate is $17.50 per hour. An additional 10.4% of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits.

Interested persons with the above qualifications should submit a resume outlining how they meet the qualifications, along with a covering letter clearly marked “Application –Lifeguard/Instructor” no later than April 1st, 2018.

To submit your application, click on the “Apply” button below.

We sincerely thank all applicants – only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.


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