Recreation Instructor – Aquatics – City of Burnaby

4 July 2023

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Recreation Instructor – Aquatics

Competition No.:

Contract Instructor

$30.00 per hour


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Last Updated:
5/11/23 7:46 PM

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!

Enjoy working with the public as a role model in a fun and friendly manner? Passionate about teaching water safety?  We’re actively recruiting Recreation Instructor – Aquatics to join our team. 

Duties of a Recreation Instructor – Aquatics include instructing advanced Lifesaving courses such as Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Instructor, Standard First Aid and any related re-certification clinics. As well as instructing advanced Red Cross courses such as Water Safety Instructor or recertification clinics. Other responsibilities include possibly assisting with in-service training for existing Lifeguard/Instructor staff for all the aquatic sites and performing other related duties as required. 

Candidates must have one of the following and must be current at time of the screening: 

  • Water Safety Instructor Trainer
  • Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
  • National Lifeguard Instructor 
  • Lifesaving Society First Aid Instructor 
  • Lifesaving Instructor

Pool Operator’s Level 1 & 2 certificate, and valid Class 5 License for the Province of British Columbia are considered assets. 

Wage: $30.00 per hour.

Please apply online at This competition will remain open until filled

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Check.

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

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

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