Lifeguard Instructor

Regional District of Nanaimo

Lifeguard Instructor

Permanent Part Time Position
External Posting

Recreation and Parks Department

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a permanent part time Lifeguard Instructor at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

The successful candidates will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Duties include leading and instructing a variety water based exercise classes (i.e. Aquafit), enforcing pool rules and pool safety for the public, routine preventative maintenance and safety checks, implementation of the facility’s emergency response program, providing first aid services and supporting office staff.

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:
  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required.

This is a permanent part time Union position (minimum 20 hours per week) with varying hours of work including evenings and weekends. The (2018) rate of pay is $20.09 per hour, and the position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the Collective Agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining their education, experience and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please quote Competition 2018-92 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception, Administration Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on October 19, 2018

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: September 25, 2018, 3:03 pm
Expires: October 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

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