Lifeguard / Instructor
Job ID: 8172
Start Date: To be determined
Wage: $21.42 per hour
Hours: part-time (on call)
Duties: We are seeking a part-time (on-call) Lifeguard/Instructor to join our Recreation Services team. This position delivers a variety of instructional and recreational aquatic programs to patrons at Comox Valley Regional District facilities. Reporting to the Manager of Recreation Services, the primary responsibilities of this role include: • Performing lifeguarding duties including monitoring pool activities, performing rescues, enforcing pool rules and ensuring safety of patrons, and administering first aid and CPR as required. • Ensuring a safe and clean environment for facility patrons and staff to prevent injuries and eliminate hazards. • Performing daily maintenance duties such as water tests and keeping the pool deck, change rooms, and lifeguard office clean and orderly. • Planning, preparing, and instructing swimming lessons and aquatic based programs. • Completing and maintaining accurate records such as up to date lesson program cards, attendance records, red cross/lifesaving reports, and administration forms. • Providing appropriate feedback to lesson participants and parents with recommendations for improvement. • Organizing and supervising structured games and activities during public swim sessions and special events.
Requirements: Our ideal candidate is: • An engaging and encouraging instructor capable of connecting with swimmers of all ages • Attentive and responsive with strong swimming and lifesaving skills and a minimum of six months of directly related experience, including minimum completion of Grade 11 • Current in lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques with the following certifications: Bronze Cross, WSI & NLS Awards, Standard First Aid and CPR and criminal record clearance (Note: certain shifts may require other specialized certifications). Aquasize Instructor, Adaptive Aquatics and Lifesaving Instructor certifications preferred. • A respectful communicator with a professional approach to customer service • Detail oriented and able to keep accurate and complete records • Safety conscious and able to effectively respond to emergency situations when required • Flexible in working a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays This is a USW 1-1937 position with a wage rate of $21.42 per hour.
Notes: To review the complete job description and to apply go to www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/jobs. Applications for available positions with the CVRD must be received prior to the indicated closing date and time. We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The Comox Valley Regional District is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals
Address: 600 Comox Road, Courtenay