Instructor/ Lifeguard 1 and Junior Instructor/Lifeguard Opportunities

City of Richmond

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation

Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Instructor/ Lifeguard 1 and Junior Instructor/Lifeguard Opportunities

Job ID: 2020004
LGI $26.36 to $31.00 per hour / Junior LGI $20.19 per hour

Do you enjoy contributing to a healthy active community? Lifeguarding is an exciting job which promotes teamwork, develops communication skills and encourages fitness and well-being. This position is responsible for the safety of patrons in the aquatic facilities. Our lifeguard/instructors have the opportunity to work at any of Richmond's four aquatic facilities. Two of the facilities are indoor - Minoru Aquatic Centre and Watermania and two are outdoor - South Arm and Steveston. Join our team and apply today.


  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 500 hours or related lifeguarding experience
  • Courses in lifesaving, aquatic skills, instruction and pool operations and maintenance as required for the certifications listed below.
  • National Lifeguard Service Award - Pool & Waterpark Options; Red Cross Water Safety Instructor; Lifesaving Instructor (LSI) Certificate; Current First Aid Certificate including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED). WHMIS training is required for the position and will be provided to all staff.

Candidates without Grade 12,500 hours experience or LSI certification may be considered for Auxiliary Junior Lifeguard employment

The City of Richmond offers competitive pay programs, comprehensive benefits, attractive incentives and a compressed work day schedule. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada,” please submit your application by following the instructions below:

The City of Richmond uses an applicant tracking system for candidates wishing to view and apply for available career opportunities. For full details regarding this specific career opportunity, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). We are accepting applications until January 26, 2020 at 11:59pm.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries please.

Organization: City of Richmond
Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 6, 2020, 2:28 pm
Expires: January 26, 2020, 11:59 pm

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