BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Aquatic Lifeguard/Instructor


Job Id:

Parks, Recreation & Culture

$23.17 per hour         

September 23, 2019

We are actively hiring Aquatic Lifeguards/Instructor for our newly renovated pool scheduled to open early 2020.  Come and join our great team for this exciting time!

Are you looking for an opportunity to have a flexible schedule which allows you to work a variety of shifts?  Hours of work will vary between 6 am - 10pm, 7 days a week, working well for those going to school, those with young children or just like to work around other activities.

We are looking for energetic fun individuals who are ready to dive into this opportunity and provide patrons with a safe and enjoyable aquatics experience. 

Aquatics happen both in and out of the water and some of the duties of the position include:
  • Instructing aquatic programs for all ages;
  • Responsibility for guarding the pools, preventing drownings and reacting to water related incidents
  • Performing minor preventative and maintenance tasks;
  • Participating in rescues and first aid treatment when required;

The following certifications are required and must be current at the time of application:
  • National Lifeguard Award.
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Certificate
  • Standard First Aid.
  • CPR, Level C/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

Completion of Grade 12 and volunteer aquatic experience in a municipal recreation program or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. 
We encourage High School students that are older than 16 years of age to apply.

We will be recruiting 40 new lifeguards for the reopening of the Leisure Centre and will be contacting applicants as follows:
  • First wave         –       September 27
  • Second wave   –       October 18
  • Third wave       –       November 20
  • Fourth wave     –       December 30
Please note this will be an ongoing recruitment until all positions are filled.

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

What we offer you:
The City offers a competitive wage, a strong wellness program and the opportunity to continue learning new skills throughout employment.  
If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 


Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: September 13, 2019, 3:42 pm
Expires: September 23, 2019, 11:59 pm