Lifeguard - Fraser Valley Regional District
LIFEGUARD (UP TO 5 POSITIONS)(PART-TIME) (HOPE) (REPOST)
October 13, 2021
The Fraser Valley Regional District is a local government that delivers over 100 services to residents living in our eight electoral areas and six member municipalities. We are the third most populous regional district in BC, stretching from Abbotsford to Boston Bar. The Fraser Valley offers a great place to work and live with a mix of rural and urban lifestyles along with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities.
We have five part-time positions available for Lifeguards at the Hope & Area Recreation Centre. As a Lifeguard, you will be responsible for monitoring pool-related activities closely and identifying any safety issues; directing swimmers out of the pool in hazardous conditions; maintaining a clean environment in and around the pool; and providing assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary. The ideal candidate will also possess their Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate and teach swimming lessons.
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Current National Lifeguard certification
- Current CPR-C certification and knowledgeable in basic first aid techniques
- Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a pool and related equipment
- Ability to remain alert and professional while on duty
- Good communication and public relation skills, with the ability to use tact and courtesy in dealing with patrons
The preferred candidates will also possess:
- Lifesaving Instructor certificate
- Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification
The starting wage rate for this part-time Union position is $17.46 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period, the wage will increase to $19.40 per hour plus either 10.6% in lieu of benefits or, if eligible, participation in the benefits program. Shift differential and overtime are paid where applicable, as per the Collective Agreement. Those who are qualified and instructing lessons will be paid the Swimming Instructor rate. Lifeguards must be available for shifts from up to 8 hours anytime between the hours of 6:00 am and 11:00 pm, inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays and may be required to travel in the performance of the duties.
If you have a passion for public service and want to make a difference in the lives of Fraser Valley residents, we want to hear from you. Submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2021-32 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 pm on November 12, 2021, firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
1-45950 Cheam Ave
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt.