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Job Details:


Job Details
Open Date Jul 24 2020 - 08:00:00 AM Close Date Dec 31 2020 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Instructor/Lifeguard Posting Type Casual Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 9- 24
Department Community Services Openings 15
Education Other    
Competition 20-AQ
Union Position No


Winter  Recruitment - Resumes due by November 20, 2020


As an instructor/lifeguard, you will provide quality swimming lesson instruction and lifeguard services at the Waterloo Swimplex. Your excellent customer service and interpersonal skills combined with a background in aquatics, waterfit instruction and/or the Lifesaving Society Learn to Swim program will allow you to excel in a busy aquatic environment. 

Hours: Flexible schedules; some positions with day, evening and weekend shifts of 9-24 hours per week; some positions with day shifts working up to 35 hours per week, subject to seasonal programming demands.

Rate of pay: $16.78 - $17.29 per hour.

Work location: Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (Swimplex), 101 Father David Bauer Drive and Moses Springer Pool (summer only). 

Required Qualifications:

  • LSS Instructors and Swim Instructors
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C certification
  • Aquatic skills will be screened prior to an interview
  • A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the city is required immediately upon hire.

If you do not meet all required qualifications listed above and are interested in working in an aquatics environment, please consider the Aquatic Assistant opportunity.  We are not currently recruiting for Aquatic Assistants at this time, please check back at http://careers.waterloo.ca to view our open positions.

How to Apply:

Click on 'Apply Now' and follow the application instructions. Please upload your resume and cover letter in one file, and provide us with  your LSS ID Number in your resume. You are required to complete and submit the "Supplementary Interview Information" form with your application. Please see attached. 
Complete the contact information below and upload your application documents (cover letter, resume and Supplementary Interview Information form) as one file in the "Resume" field below. Please name your file using the following naming format: Lastname, Firstname. When finished, click Submit Application.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and retained on file for six (6) months. Vacancies will be filled as needed.


Supplementary Interview Info Form.pdf