Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

Req ID:  557
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Panorama Recreation
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $16.75 - $16.75 per hour
Hours of Work:  Varies - as and when needed, including days, eveni
Posting Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Closing Date: 
 
 

 

 

 

Req ID: 557 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Panorama Recreation

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Rate of Pay: $22.39 per hours plus 14% in lieu of benefits (2024 Rates)

Hours of Work: Varies - as and when needed, including days, evenings and weekends

Posting Date:  November 14, 2023

Closing Date:  This position will remain open until filled, however, review of candidates will start November 30, 2023

Summary

This position 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. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lifeguard a diverse set of activities
  • 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 duties as required.

Additional Information

None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Some directly related experience

Certifications

  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check 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.
  • National Lifeguard Certificate
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Airway Management and Oxygen Certification
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C

APPLICATIONS

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

 

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.

 

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca