Aquatic Leader III

District of West Vancouver

Aquatic Leader III

(Permanent, Full-Time)

The District of West Vancouver Community Services Department has an opening for a permanent full-time Aquatic Leader III to provide supervision and leadership for guards, game leaders, instructors and users of the Aquatic Centre. You will play a key role in the leadership of the Aquatic Leader team and be expected to provide mentoring and leadership to other staff on the Aquatic team.

Tasks currently include: participating in program development, special events, lesson supervision, lifeguard training, birthday party/slide attendant/facility host coordination and staff supervision. Added responsibilities involve, planning in-service and staff training, handling customer service inquiries and assuming responsibility for facility operations accordingly.

The preferred candidate will possess: completion of a 2 year Diploma or degree in Recreation or a related field supplemented by courses in lifesaving, swimming instruction and pool operation and maintenance. Desirable training and experience includes: a minimum of 3 years experience as an Aquatic Leader; BCRPA Aquatic Fitness Module; and Instructor Trainer Certification (NLS, CPR, AED, Water Safety Instructor).

Required Licenses and Certificates include: Red Cross Water Safety Instructor; National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Pool Option; NLS Waterpark; CPR Level C & AED; and Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid and a current Lifesaving Instructor Award (LSI). The successful candidate must also obtain the following certifications within the first 3 months of employment: BCRPA Aquatic Fitness Module; and Instructor Trainer Certification; Pool Operators I and Occupational First Aid Level 2.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Permanent, Full-Time

Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week (hours and days of work will vary based upon operational requirements)

Rate of Pay:
$27.99 - $32.95 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Friday, August 20, 2018

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: July 31, 2018, 9:51 am
Expires: August 20, 2018, 11:59 pm

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