Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Arbutus Club

The Arbutus Club
Closing date: 
December 10, 2018
Job Description: 

We are hiring Part-Time Lifeguard / Instructors within our Aquatics Department.

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.

About the Position:

Shifts will vary depending upon operational needs. They must be available for at least two (2) shifts per week and must be able to attend two (2) In Services per year. The main duties will include:

  • Responsible for the safety and instruction of Club Members and Guests using the Aquatic and Spa Facilities during Swim Lessons, General 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

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • National Lifeguard certification – Pool Option, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification, 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
  • Ability to make decisions in an emergency situation

Why should you join the Club?

  • Competitive pay dependent on experience
  • Be part of one of Canada’s leading private family Club!
  • Work with a diversified team of individuals who are passionate about customer service
  • Opportunities to grow and move within the company
Contact Info
Manjit Virk
Information Phone: 
2001 Nanton Avenue
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 2X9