BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Aquatic Leader II

(Temporary Part Time)

Do you have experience guarding a waterfront environment? Are you passionate about leadership and want to contribute to a professional, safe, fun, and positive aquatic experience for staff and the public?  

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an opening for a temporary part time Aquatic Leader II position. Reporting to the Aquatic Program Coordinators, this position provides leadership to aquatic staff and assists with the operation of beach lifeguard service as well as other administration duties.

This position is responsible for:  

  • assisting with the operation of beach lifeguard service;
  • supervising, developing aquatic staff and facilitating staff training;
  • providing administrative assistance and handling customer service inquiries; and,
  • assuming responsibility for facility operations as required.

The successful candidate will: be a high school graduate, have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a lifeguard & swimming instructor, supervisory experience, beach lifeguarding experience, knowledge of waterfront & pool operations, administrative experience or an equivalent combination of training & experience. Microsoft Office Suite and Activenet registration system knowledge would be considered an asset.

Required Licenses and Current Certificates include: Water Safety Instructor (WSI), National Lifeguard – Pool, Waterpark & Waterfront, CPR Level C, AED, Standard First Aid (or equivalent).  Lifesaving Instructor Award (LSI) would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate is required to obtain the following certifications within the first 3 months of employment: Pool Operators I and Occupational First Aid Level 2. The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Temporary Part Time

Hours of Work:
22.5 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$27.43 to $32.26 per hour 

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.  We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 6, 2019, 8:45 am
Expires: May 24, 2019, 8:47 am