Guard Instructor

City of Abbotsford

Guard Instructor

CUPE, Auxiliary
Posting #18-174


Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Get your feet wet and dive into a Guard Instructor role with the City of Abbotsford!

As the successful candidate you will ensure a safe and enjoyable leisure experience for patrons while performing lifeguarding and instructional activities. Your training and keen eye for detail will allow you to actively respond to emergency situations by performing rescue functions and providing assistance to patrons in need. Your strong communication and relationship building skills will be essential as you provide instruction in a variety of aquatic and related programs. In addition, you will conduct regular inspections of rescue and emergency equipment, monitor pool chemistry as required and perform assigned janitorial and maintenance tasks as required.

To be considered for this position you must have the following certifications:
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)
  • CPR Level C with AED- (within 1 year as per NL requirement)

*All certifications must be current and copies must be submitted with your online application in order to be considered for the position. Recertifications that are completed during the recruitment and selection process must be uploaded to the online portal for your application to remain in competition. During employment, it is the responsibility of the employee to ensure certifications are valid at all times.

Auxiliary employees are employed on an intermittent or temporary basis for the purpose of relief, replacement or increased activities.  Ability to work flexible hours including days, evenings, holidays and weekends is required.

All candidates must be available to start December 1, 2018. Full availability between December 1st and  December 22nd is required for orientation and training. Scheduled shifts begin January 7, 2019.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $18.86 to $22.19 plus a percentage in lieu of vacation, statutory holiday and health benefits.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: November 20, 2018


Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: October 15, 2018, 1:50 pm
Expires: November 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

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