Lifeguard/Instructor & Community Outreach Coordinator

Closing date: 
March 20, 2019
Job Description: 

Job Description

Successful candidates will travel throughout rural and remote British Columbia and Northern Alberta

delivering water safety and public health programming to requesting communities. Schedules, routes

and programming packages will be provided. Successful candidates will be assigned into teams of two

instructors. Employment runs from June to September.



1. Completion of all required documentation (i.e lessons plans, site-specific safety assessments,

community reporting, kilometre tracking)

2. Delivery of requested programming and all appropriate follow up documentation (i.e evaluation

forms) — candidate will be required to teach in oceans, lakes and rivers. Water temperatures are


3. Establishing and maintaining a safe and fun working and learning environment for community, self

and co-worker.

4. Driving between communities and maintaining driving records. Successful applicants will be

expected to maintain general upkeep and safety inspections of assigned vehicle.

5. Communication and general public relations with community members, elders and

representatives. Being “on-the-ground” will require an understanding of knowing what is

appropriate to answer and when to direct individuals to management for assistance.

6. On-going communication with management. Successful candidates will be effective in timemanagement

and will be available for scheduled phone and Skype meetings.



National Lifeguard (or equivalent)

Water Safety Instructor (or equivalent)

Standard First Aid CPR-C (equivalent or higher)

National Lifesaving Instructor (considered an asset — not required)

First Aid Instructor (considered an asset — not required)

Lifesaving Instructor (considered an asset — not required)



• Ability to work independently and without supervision

• Ability to carry out tasks and communicate through written and/or oral direction

• Provide a criminal record check

• Discretion and empathetic disposition with regards to culturally diverse settings and interactions

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to positively engage with general public and co-workers

• Ability to adhere to deadlines and task management responsibilities


Please submit resume and application form to by no later than March 20, 2019.

Contact Info
Paul Wechselberger
Registration Phone: 
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia