Current Postings

LIFEGUARD/INSTRUCTOR II


(Casual Aquatic Leader) 

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation, and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an opening for a casual Lifeguard/Instructor II (Casual Aquatic Leader). 

This position is responsible for performing basic maintenance functions in and around the pool, and aquatic supervision in the absence of a full time Aquatic Leader. Additional responsibilities include performing lifesaving functions: general supervision of scheduled guards and lesson instruction including specialized areas.

To be successful, candidates must be secondary school graduates, have successfully completed courses in lifesaving and swimming instruction. The preferred candidate has at least 1 year of lifeguarding and swim instructing experience as well as related supervisory, pool operations and maintenance experience.

Required Licenses and Certificates include:

  • National Lifeguard Service – Pool,
  • Swim for Life Instructor,
  • CPR Level C, AED, OFA Level 1, Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid.


The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the class specification which is available for inspection on WestNet or contact Human Resources to request a copy. 

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Casual

Hours of Work:
Hours and days of work may vary.

Rate of Pay:
$28.08 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on May 21, 2024

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted