City of Burnaby - Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

Eileen Dailly Pool
Closing date: 
April 24, 2019
Job Description: 

Do you enjoy working with the public as a role model in a fun and friendly manner? Are you passionate about water safety and teaching swimming to various age groups? The City of Burnaby is actively recruiting Lifeguard Instructor - Aquatics to join their team.


The City of Burnaby has eight (4 indoor and 4 outdoor) pools. Indoor pools can be found at Bonsor Recreation Complex, CG Brown Pool, Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool and Edmonds Community Centre; seasonal outdoor pools are located at Central Park, Kensington Park, MacPherson Park, and Robert Burnaby Park.

Duties of a Lifeguard Instructor - Aquatics happen both in the water and on the pool deck, and will include instructing aquatic programs to all ages, water surveillance and public relations, as well as participating in rescues and first aid when required. Other responsibilities include, pool maintenance and cleaning duties, completing reports related to daily tasks, and performing other related duties as required.


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

• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

• Lifesaving Society Instructor

• National Lifeguard

• CPR – Level C (current within 1 year)


BCRPA Aquatic Fitness certificate, Pool Operator’s level 1 & 2 Certificate and valid Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, are considered assets.

Please note we will only invite those to the screening who indicate they have all certifications required on their resume.


If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to three sessions (May 3 - 5, 2019) evaluating your NL physical standards, lifeguarding skills in simulations and Red Cross teaching skills. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview; those successful must attend mandatory general and site-specific orientations, as well as training scheduled for May 27 – June 2, 2019.


Wage: $23.44 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits (Pay Grade 13).


Please submit your application online by Wednesday April 24, 2019, and attach a copy of your current awards with your resume when applying; you will need to have your original awards readily available.


Check out our website at to apply!


Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.


Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those with required certifications will be contacted. Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the screening

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Contact Info
City of Burnaby
Information Phone: 
4949 Canada Way
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V5G 1M2