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Job Details: Instructor/Lifeguard

Job Details
Open Date Jan 03 2023 - 09:11:00 AM Close Date Dec 31 2023 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Instructor/Lifeguard Posting Type Casual Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual Part Time
Department Group Recreation Services Hours per Week 9- 24
Department Community Services Openings 5
Education Other    
Competition PT23-10
Salary Range $20.45
Union Position No



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.

Application deadlines:  Recruitment for spring 2023 is ongoing. The deadline for applications to be considered for summer 2023 recruitment is May 23, 2023, and to be considered for fall 2023 recruitment resumes are due by September 13, 2023. 

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: $20.45 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


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 attachment in the posting. 

Please ensure you receive an email confirming your application has been successfully received. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and retained on file for six (6) months. Vacancies will be filled as needed.

Be You @ Waterloo: At the City of Waterloo, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. All interested and qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, Black persons, non-Black racialized persons/persons of colour, women, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ and those interested in joining our team are encouraged to apply.

Accommodation: The City of Waterloo is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive, and barrier-free. Accommodations in accordance with the Human Rights Code and other applicable legislation are available throughout all stages of the recruitment process. For accommodation during the application process, applicants are requested to make their needs known via email at recruitment@waterloo.ca, quoting the position and competition number. Applicants advanced through to subsequent stages of the recruitment process will be provided with additional opportunities to make their needs known.


Supplementary Interview Form.pdf