Lifeguard/Instructor (4 Temporary Full-Time Vacancies)


Closing Date: Sep 01, 2017 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 17-65

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking four temporary full-time Lifeguard/Instructors. The incumbents 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

These are unionized positions, $18.58 - $19.56 per hour (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. It is anticipated that these vacancies will be up to 9 months in duration. Extensive weekend and evening work may be required in addition to weekday shifts.


We are currently also recruiting casual/temporary Lifeguard/Instructors. If you are interested, please apply as per below and specify “casual employment” on your application.


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Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-65 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

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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