Aquatic Leader III

District of West Vancouver

Aquatic Leader III

Permanent Full-Time


Do you have experience in administration? Are you passionate about leadership? Are you a highly motivated, creative, energetic, organized and detail oriented individual who wants to contribute to a professional, safe, fun, and positive aquatic experience for staff and the public?

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an opening for a permanent full-time aquatic leader III. Reporting to the aquatics program coordinator, this position provides leadership to aquatic staff and assists with administration duties and program planning and delivery.  

This position is responsible for;
• supervising, developing aquatic staff and facilitating staff training;
• assisting with developing, organizing, and coordinating programs and special events;
• supervising lessons and coordinating birthday party/slide attendant schedules;
• providing administrative assistance and handling customer service inquiries; and,
• assuming responsibility for facility operations as required.

The successful candidate will have: completion of a 2 year diploma or degree in Recreation or a related field supplemented by aquatic courses; a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard and swimming instructor; swimming pool operation, administration and supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Microsoft Office Suite and Activenet registration system knowledge would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate must have:  Red Cross Water Safety Instructor; National Lifeguard (NL) Pool Option; NL Waterpark; CPR Level C & AED; and Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid and a current Lifesaving Instructor Award (LSI).  

The successful candidate is required to 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.  

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

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-tim

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

Rate of Pay:
$27.99 to $32.95

Closing Date:
11:59pm, Wednesday, October 31, 2018

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers 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: October 3, 2018, 2:00 pm
Expires: October 31, 2018, 11:59 pm

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