Aquatic Leader 1 – City of Burnaby

1 July 2023

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Aquatic Leader 1

Competition No.:

Temporary Full Time

$5,347 – 5,560 – 5,792 – 6,034 – 6,284/month

80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Thursday from 2:00 PM – 10:30 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Special Notes:
Subject to Note ‘B’ & ‘F’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
6/30/23 8:30 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is aquatic leadership work in assisting a supervisor in directing the provision of aquatic instructional and recreational programs at Edmonds Community Centre – Fred Randall Pool on an assigned shift. An incumbent supervises, checks and participates in the work of a moderate sized group of full-time and part-time subordinates engaged in instructional, lifeguarding, maintenance, custodial and cashiering/clerical work; participates in the planning, organization and promotion of aquatic programs; evaluates and recommends changes to a variety of instructional, competitive and recreational aquatic programs for all ages. An Aquatic Leader conducts lifeguarding and safety training programs for aquatic staff and may participate in the hiring and evaluation of same; instructs staff on emergency procedures; assists in conducting a maintenance and custodial program ensuring that all pumps, filters, chlorinators and related water treatment equipment are properly functional, and that established standards of cleanliness and safety are enforced. Performs related work as required.

Qualification includes completion of Grade 12, supplemented by courses in lifesaving, lifeguarding, aquatics instruction and pool operation and maintenance; plus sound related experience including some supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The incumbent has sound knowledge of the theory and practice of lifesaving, lifeguarding, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, first aid and teaching methods and group leadership techniques emphasizing instruction in water safety and aquatic skills. Working knowledge of pool chemistry, water filtration, chlorination, heating and related pool equipment and operating procedures; principles and practices involved in implementing, evaluation, organization and offering instructional and recreational aquatic programs. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with staff, public and user groups. Requirements of the position include a Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia; Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor, National Lifeguard Award – Pool, and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate – Level C.

This is a Temporary Full Time opportunity until May 31, 2024. 

Please apply online by July 10, 2023. 

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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