Lifeguard Instructors

Competition Number: 19015

Job Title: Lifeguard Instructors

Department: Recreation & Cultural Services

Employment Type: Temporary (May to August)

Salary: $17.50 / hr

Posted Date: February 11, 2019, 12:00 am

Closing Date: April 7, 2019, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: May 22, 2019, 1:24 pm

Posting: Closed

Status: Filled



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; 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.

These positions are available May 15 until August 31, 2019.  Hours vary from part-time to full-time and include days, evenings and weekends.

The wage rate is $17.50 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 outlining how they meet the qualifications, along with a covering letter clearly marked “Application – Lifeguard/Instructor” no later than April 7, 2019.

To submit your application email

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted


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