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Instructors / Life Guards (Seasonal Part Time & Full Time)

Location: Armstrong, BC
Department: Programs
Updated at: March 1, 2018
id: 24650001


The Armstrong Aquatic Center is looking to add part time to full time Instructor/Guards to our Canlan team that will strive for the best, push each other to be better care takers, and enhance the community of Armstrong through quality supervision, energetic attitudes, and strong leadership.

Application open until March 30th.

Hours & Pay rate

  • Pay Rate: $15.50/hour
  • Hours: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Reports Directly To: Aquatic Supervisor, Deck Leaders
  • Start & End: May 1st- August 30th
  • Benefits: Free BCPRA membership; Free fitness center pass

  • Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high level of physical fitness to ensure Lifesaving Society Standards are met at all times.
  • Stay up to date on all First Aid and NL procedures.
  • Ensure that the Facility is up to health standards at all time.
  • Deliver thorough safety supervision at all times.
  • Communicate efficiently to all other employees through hand signals.
  • Communicate efficiently to the public through PR skills.
  • Deliver Lifesaving techniques up to Lifesaving society standards.
  • Deliver First Aid up to standard according to certification held.
  • Provide quality instruction and supervision to all ages, 0-99, of swimmers through lessons and safety supervision.
  • Run active and wet lessons to Red Cross standard to all levels assigned.
  • Willingly deliver all aspects of lessons to parents and swimmers as outlined by Aquatic Supervisor.
  • Be willing and available for private lessons, and work with any age of swimmer in order to further their strokes and life skills.
  • Thoroughly understand and teach beginning lifesaving skills to all patrons.
  • Attend all inservices.
  • Show competency with using a variety of deck & change room cleaning supplies.

  • Requirements

  • National Lifeguard (NL) - Recent up to 2 years
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI) - Recent up to 2 years
  • Standard First Aid or AEC (SFA/AEC) - Recent up to 3 years
  • CPR-C & AED - Recent up to 3 years
  • One or more years experience

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