Department: Parks and Recreation

Closing Date: Oct 13, 2017 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 17-85

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Lifeguard/Instructor. The incumbent will carry out lifeguarding/instructional duties and will be 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

This is a unionized position.  $19.56 per hour - after Probation (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week including evening and weekend shifts.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.


Resumes with copies of valid certifications and cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-85 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017.


Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Email: or

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)

We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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