Aquatic Leader

Closing date: 
January 14, 2020
Job Description: 

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual for the one-year term position of Aquatic Leader at the Creston & District Community Complex!


The Aquatic Leader (AL), is a member of the Aquatics leadership team. The AL provides operational supervision of the aquatic area (pools, deck, change rooms, steam room, viewing area, etc.) and monitors pool use to ensure that the daily operation is following department policies and safety standards. In addition, this position provides mentorship to staff, lifeguards and instructs, performs a variety of custodial and facility maintenance tasks and assists with the operation and delivery of aquatic programs, recreation programs and special events. This role requires the individual to demonstrate strong leadership abilities and possess a functional knowledge of pool chemistry and operating procedures. This is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills and increase knowledge of Aquatic operations!


Employees at the Creston & District Community Complex can be proud to be a part of a great team working in a modern, award winning facility. The facility boasts a 5000 square foot fitness centre with a 2 lane indoor track, group fitness studio with wood sprung floors, indoor multi-purpose aquatic centre, hockey and curling arenas, and an on-site physiotherapy clinic. The successful applicant will be offered full time hours and a generous benefit package which includes health and dental coverage & pension and starts with three weeks of paid vacation time.


The successful candidate will possess communication, leadership, and teamwork skills, and demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.



 Current National Lifeguard Award – Pool Option (NL)

 Current Standard First Aid (SFA or equivalent)

 Current CPR “C” (recert annually)

 Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

 Current Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)

 Grade 12 Diploma, GED or currently enrolled in school

 Satisfactory criminal record

 Knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in lifeguarding

 Knowledge of the lifeguarding rules, regulations and practices

 Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities with an ability to effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers, and members of the public


This is a one year, full-time term position beginning in February 2020 and ending in February 2021. The successful applicant must be available to work a varied schedule which includes day, weekend, and/or evening shifts. The current rate of pay is $20.12 per hour, with a higher rate paid when instructing advanced leadership courses. Generous benefits including extended health and dental and three weeks of paid vacation are included as part of this employment opportunity!


This posting, along with a detailed job description outlining the full scope of required knowledge, skills and abilities, can be found on our website at under Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities. Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position will be accepted by Human Resources until noon on Monday, January 6, 2020.


Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay

Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4

E-mail: Phone: (250) 352-1546


Thank you for your interest in working with the Regional District of Central Kootenay.


All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/testing process will be contacted again.


Attached File: 
Contact Info
Lindsay Gaschnitz
Information Phone: 
Registration Phone: 
312 -19th Avenue North
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0B 1G0