Summer Student Lifeguard/Instructor – Outdoor Pools

Closing date: 
July 24, 2019
Job Description: 

Reporting to the Manager, Aquatics, this position involves either instructing classes for children and adults in all levels of swimming and/or performing normal lifeguard duties dependent on relevant certifications.  In addition, in this role the incumbent will perform, basic pool maintenance, and cleaning. 

Duties include:

  • Plans, organizes, instructs and evaluates swimming classes at all levels.
  • Maintains related class and course records.
  • Performs normal lifeguard duties.
  • Carries out assigned janitorial and minor preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Tests and adjusts water quality in swimming pools including adding chemicals.
  • All persons employed by the City of Vernon will be required to assist the City in providing emergency services.  Duties assigned during an emergency may differ from regular duties.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Holder of a current CPR Level C.
  • Holder of a current Red Cross Water Safety Instructors Certification and/or a current National Lifeguard Certification (Pool Option).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated people person with emerging coaching abilities. 
  • Solid communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment and with the public.
  • Knowledgeable in normal pool maintenance.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • Pool Operators Certificate Level I.
Contact Info
3400 - 3Oth Street
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1T 5E6