Aquatic Instructor II / Lifeguard

District of Saanich


Aquatic Instructor II / Lifeguard

Regular Part Time Position

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking a certified Aquatic Instructor II / Lifeguard who will be responsible for the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic activities and lesson delivery for Canadian Red Cross Water Safety and Life Saving programs. The successful candidate will ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies and that the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition. Other duties involve leading activities, games and events of interest to the participants, performing hosting duties, evaluating participants; record keeping and public relations.
Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award; current National Lifeguard certification (pool option); current CPR certification – Level C with AED certification (within one year); current Standard First Aid certification; eligibility to obtain the Current Life Saving Society Canada Instructor Award or equivalent; over three months, up to and including six months experience and a satisfactory police information check. Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings, weekends and days, up to 25 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change).
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $22.27 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at This is an open until filled posting. Please apply quoting competition 99.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 9, 2018, 3:18 pm
Expires: December 31, 2018, 11:45 pm

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