BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Aquatic Instructor


Position Overview
Under the direction of the Aquatic Programmer, this position is responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons in and around the pool area, maintaining the pool area in a safe and clean condition, exhibiting leadership qualities while instructing within the aquatic programs offered and providing general supervision of aquatic program patron’s activities.


  • Minimum grade 10 education.
  • Lifesaving Swim Instructor.
  • Bronze Cross Certification.
  • Airway Management & Oxygen Administration Certification or equivalent.
  • Valid Standard 1st Aid certification.
  • Valid CPR, level C certification.
  • Satisfactory Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe work procedures, practices and obligations.
  • Demonstrated initiative with specific direction; completing tasks by removing barriers and locating necessary resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a wide variety of situations applying diplomacy and interpersonal skill to establish and maintain productive relationships.
  • Demonstrated high level of focus on internal and external client service continuously seeking ways to meet and exceed expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a team and with Town employees, stakeholders and partners to achieve optimal results.
  • Demonstrated ability to react to any emergency situation in a competent manner with excellent decision making abilities.
  • Demonstrates valuing diversity.

Additional Information

  • Employees currently receive Wellness Initiatives, including use of facilities at Frank Jameson Community Center
  • Hours of work: Casual - no guarantee of hours
  • Wage rate: $28.16/hour PLUS 10.8% in lieu of annual vacations, statutory holidays and benefits
  • Benefits: As per the Collective Agreement

Join our Team!
Nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre.

Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities and year round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Posting Date
April 11, 2024

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Application Information
Visit to view the job description for a full list of qualifications and to find out the status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the Town of Ladysmith.
Are you interested in joining our team? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to: [email protected] Competition #2024-26

Organization: Town of Ladysmith
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation, Recreation Intructor/Leader
Posted: April 11, 2024, 4:41 pm
Expires: December 31, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $28.16 Hour