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Job Details:


Job Details
Open Date Jan 19 2021 - 12:27:00 PM Close Date Dec 31 2021 - 11:59:00 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 PT21-07
Salary Range $17.45 - $17.95
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.

At this time we not hiring Aquatic Assistants. Please do not submit your application under Instructor/Lifeguards for the Aquatic Assistant position.  Check back at http://careers.waterloo.ca to view our open positions.

Application deadlines:

Fall employment – September 15, 2021

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: $17.45 - $17.95 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 attached. 
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.


Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process including the application process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.


Supplementary Interview Info Form.pdf