Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics - City of Burnaby

Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$4,242 – 4,409 – 4,581 – 4,771 – 4,967 /month (Pay Grade 13) (2021 Rates)

80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Special Notes:
Subject to Notes ‘B’ and ‘M’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement

Fred Randall Pool, Edmonds Community Centre

Last Updated:
3/8/22 9:25 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 Fred Randall Pool Edmonds 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 creating an enjoyable and safe aquatic environment for all patrons. Performs lifeguarding duties ensuring the safety of patrons utilizing the aquatic facility and supervises the use of the 25m lap pool, leisure 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 certifications are required for the position: Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard, Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate – Level C, and BCRPA Basic Fitness Leader - Aquafitness awards. Occupational First Aid Level 1 or 2, Pool Operators Level 1 or 2, Lifesaving Instructor, Lifesaving Examiner, National Lifeguard Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor Trainer, Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer are desirable.

This posting will remain open until filled. New applications are welcome!

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

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

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: September 22, 2022, 12:00 pm
Expires: October 22, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $4,242.00 to $4,967.00 Month

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