Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Aug 26, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-91

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Lifeguard/Instructor. Under the general supervision of the Manager, Aquatics, Aquatic Coordinator, or Head Lifeguard, the incumbent performs lifeguard and aquatic instructional program procedures as per facility policy. The incumbent is responsible for the supervision and control of activities, safety standards, and cleanliness of aquatic facilities, and exercises mature judgment in carrying out instructional skills and general lifeguarding duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description.


Applicants must 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
  • National Lifeguard Certification – Waterfront (when required)
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Experience teaching aquafit classes is considered an asset

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $20.76 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2019 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. A comprehensive benefit package is included. Extensive weekend and evening work may be required in addition to weekday shifts.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-91 by the application deadline.

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.

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