Do you enjoy working with the public promoting healthy lifestyles in a fun and friendly manner, and working in an environment to ensure safety and teaching swimming to various age groups? The City of Burnaby is actively recruiting for Lifeguard/Instructors to join our team.
The City of Burnaby has eight (four indoor and four outdoor) pools. The indoor pools are located at Bonsor Recreation Complex, CG Brown Pool, Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool and Edmonds Community Center. The outdoor pools include Central Park Outdoor Pool, Kensington Outdoor Pool, McPherson Outdoor Pool, and Robert Burnaby Outdoor Pool.
Some of the exciting duties of a lifeguard / instructor may include conducting instructional aquatic programs for all age ranges, water surveillance and rule enforcement, as well as rescues and first aid when required. Other responsibilities include chemical testing of pool water, cleaning of the pool, completing daily report forms regarding daily duties, cleaning bathrooms, ensuring safe and clean facilities and performing other related duties as required.
If you are looking for an exciting job as a lifeguard / instructor, enjoy working with people around swimming pools as part of a winning team, we’re looking for you!
Pay rate: $21.44 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits and vacation.
The following licences and current certifications are required:
- Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate
- Lifesaving Society Instructor Certificate
- National Lifeguard Service Award
- C.P.R. Certificate – Level C (current within 1 year).
An Aqua Fitness Certificate, AED Certificate, a valid Class 5 B.C. Drivers License, and a Pool Operator’s Certificate are considered assets.
Note: Please attach a copy of your current awards with your resume when applying online and have your original awards readily available as proof.
If your application is short-listed, you:
-Must attend one wet screen scheduled for Friday March 21, 2014
If successful in the wet-screen:
-Must be available to attend one dry interview scheduled on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
If selected, you must attend a mandatory orientation and in-service training in May 2014.
Please apply by Friday March 07, 2014 at www.burnaby.ca/careers (Job Code 2014-LG; Lifeguard/Instructors)
Copies of relevant professional certificates will be required at the time of the wet screen.
Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a criminal record search.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.