Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

The Arbutus Club
Closing date: 
March 14, 2019
Job Description: 

The Arbutus Club has been one of Vancouver’s landmark since 1964. Today, we are a modern recreation complex with first class food and beverage services. Our vast range of facilities and programs, coupled with unparalleled service, have earned us a reputation as one of Canada’s finest premier Private Clubs. Our motto is ‘Putting Families First’ and we value a happy and safe work environment.
Duties & Responsibilities
We are hiring permanent Part-Time Lifeguards / Instructors within our Aquatics Department. Shifts will vary depending upon operational needs but must be available for at least (2) shifts per week and must attend (2) In Services per year. The duties will include the following:

  • Responsible for the safety and instruction of Club Members and Guests using the Aquatic and Spa Facilities during Swim Lessons, Genperal Swim times and Special Events
  • First responder in case of an emergency and providing First Aid as needed throughout The Club;
  • Perform maintenance and related work, as required
  • Passion for teaching Swimming Lessons and working with children

Requirements & Qualifications

  • National Lifeguard certification - Pool Option, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Standard First Aid/CPR C
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 – to be obtained within 3 months of employment
  • Life Saving Instructor and Aquafit Instructor Awards an asset
  • Must possess sound knowledge of the rules and regulations governing safety in an indoor Aquatic/Spa facility
  • Minimum of 1-year experience instructing the Red Cross Swim Program or program equivalent
  • Knowledge and practice of Lifesaving, Lifeguarding, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of service situations in a busy aquatic facility

Join the Club

  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Work with a diversified team of individuals who are passionate about customer service
  • Opportunities to grow and move within the company
  • Be part of Canada’s leading private family Club!

Applicants may submit a Resume with a Cover Letter, in Word or PDF format, referring to Part-Time Lifeguard/Instructor’, by March 14, 2019 to:
We thank all applicants for their interest in The Club. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. Visit our Website at

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
2001 Nanton Avenue
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 2X9