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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 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
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