Lifeguard / Swim Instructor - Capital Regional District

Capital Regional District


Lifeguard / Swim Instructor

Executive Services, Salt Spring Island Administration                                                                                                                         
Competition 21/286                                                                                                                                       
Status Auxiliary                                                                                                                                    
Hours of Work 4-36 hours bi-weekly, as and when required.  This position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
Rate of Pay $19.99 per hour (plus 14% in lieu of benefits)
Review of applications begins 4:00pm on December 8, 2021
The aquatic worker lifeguards and assists in the delivery of public aquatic programs.  The incumbent must be conversant with emergency procedures and able to respond accordingly.  Employees are expected to be knowledgeable of the aquatic facilities rules and regulations and are able to implement the same while maintaining a co-operative and positive relationship with the public. 
This position requires an acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent will be required to undergo a criminal record check in order to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment in this position.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Life guarding.
  • Ensuring effective program instruction in a fun and safe manner for participants.
  • Assists with the delivery of special events.
  • Ensuring cleanliness of pool deck and surrounding areas. 
  • May be required to assist with administration duties as required.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 


  • Current National Lifeguard Service Award (NLS) and/or current Water Safety Instructor Award (WSI).
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR – C.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Familiar with emergency procedures and able to respond accordingly.
  • Knowledgeable of the aquatic facilities rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision in a relatively structured environment.

To keep our employees, customers and the communities we serve safe, the CRD has introduced an employee mandatory vaccination policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  As such, the CRD requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at under “Careers”.
The CRD thanks you for your interest and advises only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Capital Regional District
Location: Salt Spring Island, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: November 25, 2021, 3:23 pm
Expires: December 8, 2021, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $19.99 Hour

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