Summer Lifeguard/Instructor

Competition Number: 23012

Job Title: Summer Lifeguard/Instructor

Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services

Employment Type: Temporary Union-Exempt Position

Salary: $18.50 - $20.00 per hour

Posted Date: April 25, 2023, 9:15 am

Closing Date: May 30, 2023, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: June 30, 2023, 11:28 am

Posting: Closed



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/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
  • Swim for Life Instructor
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Lifeguarding/instructing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of pool programming, pool chemistry and pool mechanics
  • Knowledge of Health Act requirements
  • Strong focus on teamwork, 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 until September 2023.  Hours vary from part-time to full-time and include early morning, days, evenings and weekends.

Wages may depend on experience and certifications and range from $18.50-$20.00 per hour. An additional 4 % of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation.

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 February 12th, 2023.

Submit your application through the “Apply” button below.

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



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