The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000.  Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry.  With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.



(Competition 18-78)
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Lifeguard/Instructor. The incumbents will carry out lifeguarding/instructional duties and will be responsible for the supervision and control of activities, safety standards, and cleanliness of aquatic facilities.
Applicants will have completed grade 10, and have the following qualifications: 
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • C.P.R. “C” Certification • National Lifeguard Certification - Pool Option
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Experience teaching aquafit classes is considered an asset.
This is a unionized position.  $20.35 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2018 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. A comprehensive benefit package is included. Extensive weekend and evening work may be required in addition to weekday shifts.
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at
Resumes with cover letters and copies of certification referencing the specific competition 18-78 will be received until 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: July 10, 2018, 10:17 am
Expires: July 18, 2018, 4:30 pm