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Lifeguard/Instructor

(Casual)


West Vancouver is an attractive community on the North Shore! It is home to some of the region’s best parks and recreation locations: Whytecliff Park, Lighthouse Park, Cypress Provincial Park and ski area, and Ambleside Beach. At the District of West Vancouver, we're looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that make West Vancouver a great place to live. Be part of our team!

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 27 from 5:00-9:00pm
  • Mandatory Orientation on Tuesday March 5 from 5:00-8:00pm
  • Mandatory Inservice on Sunday March 10 from 12:00-5:00pm


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, licences 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 plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.


 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: February 8, 2019, 2:43 pm
Expires: February 22, 2019, 11:59 pm