BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Lifeguard/Instructor I


Be a part of our team! At the District of West Vancouver, we're looking for employees that have a passion for Aquatics and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services and run the programs that make the West Vancouver Aquatic Centre a great place to work and play.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department is currently seeking casual Lifeguard/Instructor I’s to join our highly qualified team. Tasks include lifesaving functions and lesson instruction, including specialized areas. Added responsibilities involve performing basic maintenance functions and customer service.

The successful candidate must be 17 years or older and have successfully completed courses in lifesaving, swimming instruction and first aid. Previous experience as a Lifeguard and Instructor is preferred. Required Certifications include:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • National Lifeguard - Pool Option AND Water Park Option
  • CPR Level C
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Standard First Aid (or equivalent)

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must be available to attend the following:

  • Mandatory Wet Screening on Wednesday, February 5 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mandatory Orientation on Tuesday, February 11 from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Successful candidates are 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.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Casual

Hours of Work:
Hours and days of work may vary and includes weekends based upon operational requirements.

Rate of Pay:
$23.43 to $28.55 per hour (2019 rates) plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2020

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.

 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: January 10, 2020, 1:42 pm
Expires: January 27, 2020, 11:59 pm