Competition Number: 20017

Job Title: Lifeguard/Instructors

Department: Recreation & Cultural Services

Employment Type: Temporary: May 18, 2020 to September 5, 2020


Posted Date: February 14, 2020, 12:00 am

Closing Date: April 26, 2020, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: April 27, 2020, 5:59 am

Posting: Closed

Status: --


Do you want to make a splash this summer?  An amazing summer 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. 

Exciting opportunities exist for temporary Lifeguard/Instructor positions to assist in the operation of the outdoor pool facilities; carries out swim lesson instruction, lifeguard and cashiering duties; and assists in the marketing and promotion of pool programs and facility.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Minimum 17 years of age  
  • Current 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 anticipated start date for these positions is in May until September 5, 2020.  Hours vary from part-time to full-time and include days, evenings and weekends.

The wage rate is $18.50 per hour. An additional 4 % of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays.

Interested persons with the above qualifications should submit a resume and cover letter by clicking on the "Apply" button below.

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


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