Lifeguard Swim Instructor 1

Req ID:  907
Business Unit:  Executive Services
Division:  Salt Spring Island Administration
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $22.39 - $22.39 per hour
Hours of Work:  Varies - as and when needed, including days, eveni
Posting Date:  Jul 12, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 907 

Business Unit: Executive Services 

Division: Salt Spring Island Administration

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/JB05

Rate of Pay: $22.39 per hour; plus 14% in lieu of benefits

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

Posting Date: June 13, 2024

Closing Date: Open until filled; review of submissions will begin on June 24, 2024



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

  • 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.

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.


  • Some directly related experience


  • 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
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C


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.

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