Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics - City of Burnaby

City of Burnaby

Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

Competition No.: 2021-158
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $4,242 – 4,409 – 4,581 – 4,771 – 4,967 /month
Last Updated: 6/3/21 9:39 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is aquatic work in lifeguarding and instructing, on an assigned shift, at our Eileen Dailly Aquatics facility. An employee in this position performs a variety of operational, instructional and lifeguarding duties in accordance with established practices and procedures, exercising tact and firmness in dealing with all patrons. Performs lifeguarding duties ensuring the safety of patrons utilizing the aquatic facility and supervises the use of the lap pool, whirlpool, waterslides, sauna, steam room and other related areas. Conducts instructional and recreational aquatic programs, including Aquafit classes, for all age ranges and abilities including providing information to the public regarding instructional evaluation techniques and patron progress. The incumbent performs related custodial and janitorial duties as well as minor scheduled maintenance tasks with respect to pool water, facilities and equipment.  Prepares and maintains a variety of related records and performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12, supplemented by courses in lifesaving, aquatics and pool maintenance, plus sound related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A minimum two years’ experience as a Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics is considered an asset. The following are required for the position: Water Safety Instructor Award, Life Saving Instructor Award, National Lifeguard Award, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation - Level C Certificate, B.C.R.P.A Basic Fitness Leader – Aquafitness. Occupational First Aid Level 1 or 2, Pool Operators Level 1 or 2,   National Lifeguard Instructor,  Lifesaving Instructor Trainer, or Water Safety Instructor Trainer are desirable. 

Please apply online by Monday June 14, 2021.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

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

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

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

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 3, 2021, 12:58 pm
Expires: June 14, 2021, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $4242.00 Month

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