City of Yellowknife

City of Yellowknife

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Lifeguard/Instructor with the Community Services Department.

Under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, the incumbent provides constant safety supervision, instructs a wide variety of aquatic/first aid programs, assists with special events, and completes necessary administrative work associated with programs, accidents, incidents, mechanical issues, cleaning and cash outs.  The incumbent is also responsible for balancing water chemistry, being able to perform emergency circulation system shutdowns and start-ups, back-up for chlorine primary responders and is responsible for specific areas of facility cleanliness.  Furthermore, the incumbent is required to act as the shift leader in the absence of the Pool Supervisors.

The incumbent must possess a Grade 12 diploma, a current Class 5 Driver’s License, and have at least one year of experience in the role of lifeguard and/or instructor. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work shift work is required.   The incumbent must possess current certification in the following:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving instructor
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive annual salary range of $63,259.14 - $74,194.68, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance, a defined benefit pension plan and relocation assistance.    

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than November 18, 2019.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Organization: City of Yellowknife
Location: Yellowknife, NT
Region: North Slave
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: October 23, 2019, 8:36 am
Expires: November 18, 2019, 4:30 pm

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