Casual Lifeguard/Instructors

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number:

Job Summary

Lifeguard Instructors carry out lifeguarding/instructional duties and are responsible for the supervision and control of activities, safety standards, and cleanliness of aquatic facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants will have completed Grade 10, and have the following qualifications:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification

  • C.P.R. “C” Certification

  • National Lifeguard Certification (Pool Option)

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Compensation and Benefits

These are unionized positions, starting at $20.52 per hour. There are no guaranteed hours associated with these positions. Extensive weekend and evening work may be required in addition to weekday shifts.


Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume, cover letter, and copies of the required certifications listed above (.docx or PDF file format) to

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Related Documents



Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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