BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity


Casual- Internal/External
Recreation Program Services
Competition No.: 2021-063

Nanaimo, BC

About the Role
The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a casual Lifeguard/Instructor at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

The successful candidate will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Duties include leading and instructing a variety waterbased exercise classes (i.e., Aquafit), enforcing pool rules and pool safety for the public, routine preventative maintenance and safety checks, implementation of the facility’s emergency response program, providing first aid services and supporting office staff.

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required.

Position Details
This is a casual union position. The (2020) rate of pay to start is $19.85per hour. Upon completion of four calendar months your wage will increase to $20.90 per hour. Hours of work vary, and weekend work is required. As a casual employee you will also receive an additional 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

A criminal record check is a condition of employment with the Regional District of Nanaimo.


  • High School Diploma
  • One Year Pool/Aquatic Experience

Application Details
Please quote competition 2021-063 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience, and qualifications as they relate to this position. Click to APPLY.

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on July 2, 2021

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

Job Description

Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 11, 2021, 11:10 am
Expires: July 2, 2021, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years