Job Posting Title
Aquatics Attendant Indoors (Lifeguard/Swim Instructor)
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May 25, 2014
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
Park Board Pools
This position involves lifeguarding, swim instruction, pool supervision, maintenance and other related duties. The primary focus of the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is to facilitate safe community recreation for everyone through integration, inclusion, and participation in aquatic recreation. The Lifeguard/Swim instructor is expected to provide every member and guest with support and excellence in customer service.
Swimming instruction work involves teaching and evaluating all age groups and all levels of swimming, including specialized areas of instruction. Lifeguarding involves the effective supervision of all visitors, administration of first aid, performance of routine facility maintenance, and other related duties as required.
The successful candidate must possess a current National Lifeguard Service Pool Option Certificate, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, CPR Basic Rescuer “C” Certificate, and Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care Certificate or equivalent (deemed by the City of Vancouver). Registration and certification as an Aquafit Instructor and Lifesaving instructor are especially valuable. The City of Vancouver offers aquafit and lifesaving training to all members and guests. A Police Record Check is a requirement of the position. A Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position. This position may include working weekends, statutory holidays, as well as early morning and late evening shifts.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Vancouver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CUPE Local 15 Bargaining Unit (VMECW)
Pay Grade (2)15: $21.61 to $24.36 per hour
Thank you for your interest in working for the Vancouver Park Board!
The City of Vancouver is an exciting and dynamic organization, rated one of Canada’s top employers.
We appreciate you taking time to provide us with your application as a Lifeguard & Swim Instructor, called Aquatics Attendant in the City of Vancouver. Please note: the application process for this work has recently changed. All applicants must now apply on-line through the City of Vancouver e-recruiting system. To begin this process you will need to create an online candidate profile by going to https://vanfep.city.vancouver.bc.ca/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_candidate_registration?sap-client=453#... and complete the Registration Form.
With a candidate profile established, you are then able to apply for the position of Aquatics Attendant (Lifeguard/Swim Instructor)
Please follow these steps to submit your resume and complete the application process:
1. Click on the link that says
2. On the top left corner, click on “Apply”
3. Follow the instructions provided
4. Submit your application. If successful you will be contacted.
Once your application has been submitted, it will be kept securely and in confidence until the start of the next recruitment drive. At that point, eligible applicants will be contacted by the Aquatic Auxiliary Hiring Committee for further instructions on the hiring process.
Aquatic Services of the City of Vancouver does screen all new applicants through a physical interview or ‘wet screening’ process. We want to see your strong swimming, instruction and lifeguarding in action. We encourage all applicants to prepare for the wet screening and to keep skills sharp through practice and other opportunities.
We thank you very much for your interest in working for the City of Vancouver.