Aquatic Lifeguard/Instructor

Closing date: 
September 23, 2019
Job Description: 

Aquatic Lifeguard/Instructor (Auxiliary)

Job Id:              19-083

Department:    Parks, Recreation & Culture

Salary:             $23.17 per hour        

Closing:            September 23, 2019 

Founded in 1874, Maple Ridge is one of BC’s oldest communities, but it’s also one of the fastest growing Cities in Metro Vancouver. This tremendous pace of growth creates opportunities for professionals like you to bring your passion and talents to our organization to build our future, your career and your family in one of the most incredible natural settings in BC. Your skills and talents are the essential element in helping our organization meet the challenges and opportunities of our community. This is a place where you can make a difference, serve your community with pride and professionalism and work with our elected representatives to turn their vision for our community into action. Are you ready to choose your own adventure?

Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication, interpersonal skills and exceptional customer service skills?  We have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are actively hiring Aquatic Lifeguards/Instructor for our newly renovated pool scheduled to open this Fall.  Come and join our great team for this exciting time!

Aquatics happen both in and out of the water and some of the duties of the position include:

  • Instructing aquatic programs for all ages;
  • Responsibility for guarding the pools, preventing drownings and reacting to water related incidents
  • Performing minor preventative and maintenance tasks;
  • Participating in rescues and first aid treatment when required;

The following certifications are required and must be current at the time of application:

  • National Lifeguard Award.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Certificate.
  • Standard First Aid.
  • CPR, Level C/Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Completion of Grade 12 and volunteer aquatic experience in a municipal recreation program or equivalent combination of training and experience is required.

We encourage High School students that are older than 16 years of age to apply.
The first batch of applicants will be selected approximately June 24; second batch will be selected approximately July 22 and the third batch will be selected approximately August 19.  Please note this will be an ongoing recruitment until all positions are filled.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment.  (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment)

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application.  Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

What we offer you:

The City offers a competitive compensation package that includes a strong wellness program and the opportunity for career and professional development. 

If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 

Apply online at by September 23, 2019


Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia