Paid

Head Lifeguard (Regular Part-Time/Full-Time)

Closing date: 
June 23, 2016
Job Description: 

As a Head Lifeguard you thrive in a high energy, team environment that encourages and recognizes success. You will provide leadership, direction and supervision to a team of high performing Lifeguards, Instructors, and facility support staff. You will ensure the facility is well maintained and kept clean and safe on a daily basis, in accordance with BC Health Act. You will perform, and direct staff in routine maintenance such as cleaning change rooms, performing scheduled checks of water quality and equipment functions. On occasion, you may be required to instruct leadership courses, in-service training and assist in developing program and activity schedules suited to the needs and interests of the facility participants. In addition, you will lead or participate in planning, organizing and delivering special events and leisure swim activities.

 

A thorough knowledge of pool operations, water chemistry, filtration and recreation facility maintenance; current guarding techniques and departmental procedures including applicable safety regulations are required.

The successful candidate will have:

• Completed grade 12 plus formal lifeguard and instructor training.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience and training as a Lifeguard / Instructor, Assistant Head Lifeguard or Head Lifeguard.
• Current certificates in: National Lifeguard Service – Pool Option Award and Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and CPR “C” with Auto External Defibrillation certificate as well as Pool Operator level one.
 
One or more Industry aquatic courses are desired. This position requires an individual who enjoys interaction and teamwork and who is committed to the delivery of a beneficial recreational experience to the City of Surrey.  If you enjoy working in a high energy, positive environment and possess the required certifications, please complete an online application. 
 
Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.  The successful candidate will be placed within a City of Surrey pool location based on operational requirements.

We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities to advance.

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604 501 5950
Registration Phone: 
604 501 5100
Address: 
16555 Fraser Highway
City: 
Surrey
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V4N 0E9

Seasonal Lifeguard & Lifeguard/Instructor

Location: 
To Be Announced
Closing date: 
June 30, 2016
Job Description: 
The City of Dawson is seeking applications for full and part-time Lifeguards and Lifeguard
Instructors. Reporting to the Pool Manager, these positions are responsible for lifeguarding during
public swim, lane swims, pool rentals, and other daily scheduled programs. Lifeguard Instructors
are also responsible for lesson preparation and instruction. Please indicate which position is being
applied for, based on qualification requirements. Must be available mid-May to late August;
however, positions may begin earlier and will end with pool closure.
 
Qualifications:
 National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification
 Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
 Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (Lifeguard Instructors only)
 Aquafit, Aquajogging and LSI certifications are desirable, but not mandatory
 
Conditions of Employment:
 Clear RCMP Criminal Reference Check
 The successful candidate will be required to sign an oath of confidentiality
Salary:
 
Varies with position and certification.
 
The City of Dawson is a union environment.
 
Applications may be submitted by email or in person to the Dawson City Recreation Office.
 
City of Dawson
Attn: Megan MacDougal, Recreation Administrative Assistant
Box 308, Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0
Phone: (867) 993-7400 ext. 205
Email: recreation@cityofdawson.ca
Contact Info
Name: 
Megan MacDougal
Information Phone: 
(867) 993-7400 ext. 205
Registration Phone: 
(867) 993-7400 ext. 205
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

AQUATIC AND FITNESS MANAGER – Maternity Leave

Location: 
The Arbutus Club
Closing date: 
June 6, 2016
Job Description: 
AQUATIC AND FITNESS MANAGER
– Maternity Leave
 
The Arbutus Club, one of Canada’s finest Private Family Clubs, is hiring an AQUATIC AND
FITNESS MANAGER, to cover a one-year Maternity Leave commencing July 4, 2016 and
finishing July 31, 2017. It is a full-time position with 40 hours per week.
 
DUTIES
 Supervises, coordinates and staffs the Aquatics, Group Fitness and Pilates Program areas.
 Primarily responsible for hiring new employees and contract staff, ensuring all shifts are
covered, ensuring policies and procedures are followed, and conducting annual staff
evaluations. Also responsible for monthly service billings.
 Supervises Aquatics In-Charge and works with him/her to maintain daily Pool operations,
special events, in-services etc
 Accountable for adhering to the Aquatics and Fitness Budget (responsible for purchasing
items as required including capital items)
 Responsible for programming, billings, cancellations and registrations of the Aquatic, Group
Fitness and Pilates Programs
 Works as a part of the Recreation Services Team to ensure top-of-the-line programs, events
and services; works at the Recreation Services Desk when required.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 NLS, WSI, CPR-C/AED, Standard First Aid, OFA
 NLI, FAI, or WSIT an asset
 BCRPA Certification in Group Fitness
 Minimum 2 years in a supervisory role in Fitness and/or Aquatics
 Familiar and competent in Word and Excel programs
 
We offer a competitive salary and excellent working conditions.
 
Qualified candidates may submit a Resume, with a Cover Letter, referring to ‘Aquatic and
Fitness Manager- Mat Leave Position – Aquatics’ position by June 6 2016 to:
 
The Arbutus Club
c/o Human Resources Manager
2001 Nanton Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4A1
Fax: (604) 264-5920
E-mail: hr@arbutusclub.com
 
Visit our Web site at www.arbutusclub.com
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in The Club; however, only those selected for further
consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
 
Posted: May 19, 2016
Contact Info
Name: 
c/o Human Resources Manager
Address: 
2001 Nanton Avenue
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 4A1

AQUATICS - IN CHARGE

Location: 
To Be Announced
Closing date: 
June 16, 2016
Job Description: 
(Full-Time – Maternity Leave)
 
The Arbutus Club, one of Canada’s finest Private Family Clubs, is hiring an AQUATICS-IN
CHARGE for a one-year Maternity Leave position within the Recreation Services
Department, beginning July, 2016.
 
Hours of Work
Sunday to Thursday: 34 hours
July, 2016 – August, 2017
 
DUTIES
 Provide on-deck supervision and management of all Instructor Guards;
 Assist in scheduling hours of work, oversee Staff substitutions and cover shifts i fan
Instructor Guard cannot be found;
 Swim lesson methods, class management and Instructor development;
 Perform on-deck lesson evaluations (2x per session) and meet with Staff to discuss
evaluations;
 Manage Club-wide first aid needs (inventory, stocking);
 Organize and lead special events and activities in the Aquatic area (Parents’ Days,
Seasonal Days, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Hallowe’en, etc);
 Assist in planning and facilitating in-service training events;
 Coordinate and supervise the Ultimate Swims;
 Ensure all Union and Club policies and procedures are followed by all Instructor Guards;
 Guarding and/or swim instruction, as needed;
 Maintain the facility to ensure that the Swimming Pool, Family Change Rooms, offices,
storage areas and the Spa are safe and clean;
 Assist the Aquatic and Fitness Manager with other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 WSI, NLS, Standard First Aid, CPR-C & AED, OFA 1, First Aid Instructor
We offer a competitive salary and excellent working conditions.
 
Qualified candidates may submit a Resume, with a Cover Letter, referring to ‘Aquatics-In
Charge’ position by May 15, 2016 to:
 
The Arbutus Club
c/o Human Resources Manager
2001 Nanton Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4A1
E-mail: hr@arbutusclub.com
 
Visit our Web site at www.arbutusclub.com
We thank all applicants for their interest in The Club; however, only those selected for further
consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Contact Info
Name: 
c/o Human Resources Manager
Address: 
2001 Nanton Avenue
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 4A1

Manager of Recreation Services

Location: 
To Be Announced
Closing date: 
May 30, 2016
Job Description: 
COMOX VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT
377 Lerwick Road and 3001 Vanier Drive, Courtenay, BC
 
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is an attractive geographic location, rich in rural
agricultural, vibrant urban, meandering coastline and dramatic mountains. There is an unlimited
possibility of activities available from skiing, to walking the shores of Goose Spit, hiking the
countless trails, and enjoying the diverse downtown areas of Courtenay, Comox and
Cumberland.
 
The CVRD is seeking a manager of recreation services to join our community services branch on
a full-time term basis. The term of this position is to September 30, 2016, with a possibility of
extension.
 
This position is responsible for managing the development and delivery of recreation/leisure
programs and services for the recreation facilities. The incumbent ensures that a system of
continuous community needs assessment exists, and that programs and services are regularly
evaluated and updated to reflect the changing community needs. Implements and maintains
approved corporate policies, processes and standards, plans and implements staff development
programs to ensure staff are trained and certified as required, and ensures program delivery is in
compliance with applicable regulations and certification requirements. The manager of recreation
services works collaboratively with the human resources department to develop and implement
policies and practices to ensure compliance with corporate policies and the collective agreement.
Responsible for the day to day operations of the aquatic centre and ensures that adequate
program staffing levels are maintained at the aquatic and sports centre on a daily basis.
We offer a friendly, professional and supportive work environment along with a competitive
salary and benefit package. A copy of the job description with required qualifications and abilities
is available online at www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/jobs.
 
Those wishing to apply should submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of the certificates
and/or diplomas required for the position, via email only, to:

Human Resources, Comox Valley Regional District
Email: hr@comoxvalleyrd.ca

Applications will be accepted until 3:00 p.m., May 30, 2016.
Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Instructor/Lifeguard

Closing date: 
May 24, 2016
Job Description: 

Temporary Full Time position 
May 2016 to September 30, 2016 or return of incumbent 
35 hours per week
Hours of work are between 5:30am and 12:00am, Sunday to Saturday

Within the City of Whitehorse Recreation and Facility Services Department we create the environment for a healthy community. You can impact the quality of life for our citizens and enjoy your own work life/balance in the process.

The incumbent instructs basic aquatic programs, supervises users, provides emergency care for minor and major first aid situations, provides support to pool administrative and maintenance staff, tests and maintains water quality, and assists with implementation of special events.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Previous Experience - 2 months Lifeguard and/or Instructor experience AND the following Current Base Awards:
  • NLS (National Lifeguard Service) Pool Option
  • Sears “I Can Swim” teacher certification
  • Standard First Aid /CPR Level C
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS)
  • LSI (Lifesaving Society Instructor) Certification
  • Aquatic Fitness Certification (CALA, BCRPA or equivalent)
  • Teaching and interpersonal skills, safety conscious

Required To Operate Equipment Such As:

First aid equipment, office equipment, computer with applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Class and ERP, audio-visual equipment, basic maintenance tools and water test kits.

To view the full Instructor Lifeguard position description, please click here.

A Police Information Check is a requirement for this position; a clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

This is a Salary Range 6 position ($24.25-$28.52/hour).

An Eligibility List will be established from this job posting – The duration of the eligibility list will be 6 months.  Future vacancies will be filled by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment process will be contacted.  Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Interested candidates should forward applications/ resumes, clearly outlining how their experience and education meet the position requirements, to careers@whitehorse.ca by 11:59 pm May 24, 2016.  Please quote job posting #043-CGC-16.

Contact Info
City: 
Whitehorse
Province or Territory: 
Yukon

Seasonal Lifeguard Instructors

Closing date: 
May 27, 2016
Job Description: 

 An employment opportunity exists with the Oliver Parks & Recreation Society for Seasonal Lifeguard Instructors from May – September 2016. 

The work will involve lifeguarding, swim lesson instruction and other related duties at the Oliver Pool.

Hours of work and rate of pay are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Oliver Parks & Recreation society and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local #608.

Shifts will be various hours between 6:00am-9:00pm (Monday to Sunday).  Rate of pay is $16.11-$18.69/hour depending on experience and qualifications, plus 4% in lieu of vacation.

Candidates must possess current certification in the following: National Lifeguarding Service (NLS), Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Standard First Aid and CPR C.  Preferred candidates will also possess Lifesaving Instructor, BCRPA Fitness, WHMIS.   

 

Please submit application indicating “Seasonal Lifeguard Instructor” by 4:00pm Friday May 27, 2016 to:

Natalie Korsovetski, Interim Manager

Oliver Parks & Recreation

Box 627 6359 Park Drive

Oliver, BC V0H 1T0

Email: natalie@oliverrecreation.ca

Fax: 250-498-0097

 

We thank applicants for their interest in these positions; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Contact Info
Name: 
Natalie Korsovetski
Information Phone: 
250-498-4985
Registration Phone: 
250-498-4985
Address: 
6359 Park Dr.
City: 
Oliver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0H 1T0

Part-time Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor

Closing date: 
June 15, 2016
Job Description: 
Reports to: Aquatics Coordinator and Programs Manager
 
Dates: Applicants must be available for a minimum of July and August 2016. Preference will be given to those who can start work before June 2016.

Scope: To provide supervision, prevention of injury and first aid to the pool area and be a first responder for other injuries in the club. To provide safe, fun, and effective swim lessons for members of various ages and abilities (lessons are primarily for children). You will be required to teach private, semi-private, and small group lessons. To assist with summer multi-sport camp programs as required.

Pool Hours of Operation Summer: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-6pm, Wednesdays 9am-9pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9 am-9pm.
 
Shifts: Swimming instructors will be on duty for shifts 2-4 hours in length. Instructing shifts will be shorter/longer based on lesson demand. Guarding shifts are 4 hours.
 
Work Environment: Outdoor pool with a busy pool deck.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Lifeguard:
  •  Strictly but courteously enforce all pool/club rules and regulations
  •  Use skills learned in NLS to provide a safe environment for all members
  •  Control the pool environment in order to prevent accidents
  •  Check pool chemistry and record levels in the Daily Pool Log each shift
  •  Perform daily maintenance tasks as required to keep pool and pool area clean and tidy
  •  Arrive at work at least 5 minutes before each shift.
  •  Be first aid responder for accidents in other areas of the Club
  •  Complete incident reports as required and submit them to the Aquatics Coordinator
  •  Interact with members using the pool in a friendly manner
  •  Attend all scheduled in-services
  •  Assist in promoting the aquatic programs as required
Swimming Instructor:
  •  Use skills learned in Water Safety Instructor course to teach swim lessons to all levels.
  •  Evaluate students during the first lesson to assess the correct level
  •  Use Red Cross standards for evaluation of students
  •  Participate fully in classes with students
  •  Be on time, and start/end classes promptly
  •  Liaise with the Aquatics Coordinator if children are in the wrong levels
  •  Prepare for classes and have lesson plans as required
Other
  •  Assists the Aquatics Coordinator and Programs Manager with Special Events as required (i.e. Kids’ Summer Pool Party)
  •  Maintains current qualifications at all times and provides copies of relevant certifications to the Aquatics Coordinator.
  •  Lifeguards/instructors have the opportunity to gain additional shifts by helping with the summer camp as required (crafts, swim games, etc).
Qualifications
All certifications must remain current or lifeguards/instructors will not be permitted to work.
  •  NLS
  •  CPR-C/AED
  •  Standard First Aid
  •  Water Safety Instructor
  •  Life Saving Instructor (not required but is an asset)
  •  A minimum of 1 year guarding/instructing experience
Guidelines:
 
The VLTBC is a prestigious private club with a unique pool environment. Applicants must have exceptional customer service skills, attention to detail and a positive, proactive attitude. The successful applicant must enjoy working as part of a dynamic team and be committed to helping improve aquatic programs.

Starting Wage:

$13/hour guarding
$15/hour instructing
 
Wages are reviewed after a 1 month probationary period (summer staff). Starting wages may be adjusted if the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate exceeds the minimum requirements.

How to Apply:
Please email both a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant experience and certifications to Emily Paterson, Aquatics Coordinator at aquatics@vanlawn.com
 
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Closing Date: June 15, 2016
Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

SWIM INSTRUCTORS NEEDED FOR SUMMER PROGRAM (June 27th-September 2nd)

Location: 
To Be Announced
Closing date: 
June 15, 2016
Job Description: 

COMPANY INFORMATION
Atlantis Programs Inc. and Pedalheads® provides innovative and effective programs that are safe, fun and challenging. We invite children to discover a world of opportunities. We provide swimming and cycling programs that promote kids’ health and development and have earned a reputation of excellence in the communities that we serve.

HIRING
We are looking for dedicated swim instructors to join our team!   We are actively hiring instructors for our Summer Camps running from June 27th-September 4th.  We are offering the following positions:

  • Regular Weekday (Mon-Fri) Summer camp positions between 9:00am-8:30pm
  • Regular Weekend (Sat and/or Sun) Summer camp positions between 8:00am-6:00pm
  • On-call positions starting immediately and for the Summer


RATE OF PAY

$16.50/hour to start

QUALIFICATIONS
• Must have Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
• Must have Lifesaving Society NLS Pool Option
• Must have CPR C and Standard First Aid
• Must enjoy working with children

POOL LOCATIONS
Jericho Hill Centre Pool - 4196 W. 4th Avenue in Point Grey
Greentree Village Pool - 4295 Garden Grove Dr in Burnaby
Arbutus Village Pool - B2 4255 Arbutus St. in Kerrisdale

CONTACT INFO
If you would like to be a member of our team, please complete an online application and upload a resume to:


https://www.pedalheads.com/About/atlantis-swimming-instructor-application

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Summer Student - Lifeguard/Instructor - Outdoor Pools (Temporary)

Closing date: 
May 10, 2016
Job Description: 

Summer Student - Lifeguard/Instructor - Outdoor Pools (Temporary)

Dates: June 15 - September 5, 2016 approximately

15 Positions

Competition #: 45-COV-16

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour (As per LOU, CUPE, Local 626)

Days/Hours: Varies, Sunday to Saturday/ Between 9am and 9pm

The City of Vernon is seeking lifguard/instructors to fill positions at Lakeview Park Wading Pool and Lavington Wading Pool for July and August.

Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application.

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
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