Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

City of Burnaby

Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

Competition No.: 2019-LGA
Duration: Contract Instructor
Salary: $23.44 + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 1/3/19 12:22 PM
Do you enjoy working with the public as a role model in a fun and friendly manner? Are you passionate about water safety and teaching swimming to various age groups?  The City of Burnaby is actively recruiting Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics to join their team.

The City of Burnaby has eight (4 indoor and 4 outdoor) pools. Indoor pools can be found at Bonsor Recreation Complex, CG Brown Pool, Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool and Edmonds Community Centre; seasonal outdoor pools are located at Central Park, Kensington Park, MacPherson Park, and Robert Burnaby Park.

Some of the duties of a Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics happen in both the water and on the pool deck, and will include instructing aquatic programs to all ages, water surveillance and public relations, as well as participating in rescues and first aid when required. Other responsibilities include, pool maintenance and cleaning duties, completing reports related to daily tasks, and performing other related duties as required.

The following certifications are required and must be current at time of application:
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor
  • National Lifeguard
  • CPR – Level C (current within 1 year)

BCRPA Aquatic Fitness certificate, Pool Operator’s level 1 & 2 Certificate and valid Class 5 License for the Province of British Columbia, are considered assets.

If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to three sessions, held February 1, 2, and 3, evaluating your NL physical standards, lifeguarding skills in simulations and Red Cross teaching skills.  Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, those successful must attend mandatory general and site specific orientations and training.

Please submit your application by Friday, January 25, 2019, and attach a copy of your current awards with your resume when applying; you will need to have your original awards readily available. 

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

Please note we will only invite those to the screening who indicate they have all certifications required on their resume. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of screening.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 3, 2019, 1:47 pm
Expires: January 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

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