Lifeguard/Instructor l – District of West Vancouver

26 June 2023

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LIFEGUARD / INSTRUCTOR I

(Casual)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation, and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department is currently seeking a Casual Lifeguard / Instructor I to join our highly qualified team. The successful candidate will be responsible for lifesaving functions and lesson instruction, including specialized areas. Additional responsibilities include performing basic maintenance functions and customer service.

To be successful, candidate must be 16 years or older and have successfully completed courses in lifesaving, swimming instruction and first aid.

Required current Licenses and Certificates include:

  • Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Instructor;
  • National Lifeguard – Pool Certificate;
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C and AED (or equivalent).

The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check with vulnerable sector and a copy of their credentials. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must be available to attend a mandatory screening session on Wednesday, July 26 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
 
This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.
 
Position Status:

Union (WVMEA) – Casual
   
Hours of Work:
Hours and days of work may vary
   
Rate of Pay:

$24.87 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
   
Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on July 19, 2023
   
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.
 
We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.