Aquatic Leaders – Lifeguards & Instructors

Closing date: 
March 22, 2019
Job Description: 

Aquatic Leaders - Lifeguards & Instructors

(Auxiliary, On-Call)


The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

Coquitlam Parks, Recreation and Culture is looking for enthusiastic and experienced Aquatic Leaders.


Minimum Qualifications: * Please indicate date of issue or provide photocopies of current awards


• Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

• Current St. John’s First Aid Certificate or Equivalent

• Current C.P.R. – Level C issued

• Current National Lifeguard Award - Pool Option

• Current National Lifeguard Award - Waterpark Option


Desired Qualifications:

Ÿ  BCRPA Pool Operators Certificate   Ÿ BCRPA Aquatic Fitness Instructor

Ÿ  First Aid and CPR Instructor Ÿ Lifesaving Society Instructor

Ÿ  Learn-To-Dive Instructor


This role requires flexibility as shifts vary to accommodate program schedules and may include evenings and weekends.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for testing and an interview to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2019.


Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.


The CUPE hourly rate of $24.79 - $26.65 is offered, along with a percentage in lieu of benefits.


Please apply online by 5 p.m. March 22, 2019 at .

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info
Julie van Westen
Information Phone: 
3000 Guildford Way
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V3B 7N2