Water Safety Patrol

Odyssey Medical
Closing date: 
August 2, 2018
Job Description: 

Volunteer Opportunity:

The Medical Team for the Rockin’ River Music Festival is looking to recruit lifeguards to act as Water Safety Patrol during peak river hours of the music festival.


Dates: Thursday, August 2, 2018 through Sunday, August 5, 2018.


Times: 12:00 - 6:00pm daily


Where: 1125 Neilson St. Merritt, BC V1K 1B8



  • Patrol the river running through the festival site and surrounding areas with a partner and/or team
  • Recognize potential hazards or dangers to patrons and when possible, address them.
  • Encourage sun safety/water safety when and where appropriate
  • Recognize injure/ill patrons or incidents in progress (i.e. fights) and notify Dispatch
  • Provide lifesaving interventions until care can be transferred to Medical Field Response Staff.



  • National Lifeguard - Pool Option or higher (valid within 2 years)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C or higher
  • Previous lifeguarding experience



  • General Access passes and Preferred Camping for the whole festival!
  • Certificate and Letter of Appreciation
  • Food provided on-shift
  • Medical Team T-shirts and FOX 40 whistle to keep



Please apply by filling out our Crew Expression of Interest form by July 1, 2018. For more information, contact Riley Huntley at riley@aquaticsafety.ca.

Contact Info
Riley Huntley
Information Phone: 
1125 Neilson Street
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1K 1B8