Lifeguard Instructor

  • Brampton, ON, CANADA
  • Part Time
City of Brampton 2013 BDT


Position Duties:


Under the direction of the  Aquatic Supervisor/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, Instructors are responsible to plan, organize and implement a high quality program that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants. Supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all users.

  • Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating swimming lessons for all levels of participants.
  • Keep current with industry trends and class formats
  • Supervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all times
  • Ensure participants meet the minimum requirements of the Aquatic Admission Standards during all swims
  • Ensure proper zone coverage and guard station positioning
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
  • Communicate with participants in regards to lesson opportunities and accident prevention
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures)
  • Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
  • Attend meetings/training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Selection Criteria:

  • Lifesaving Society Swim instructors, Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor, and Lifesaving Society Emergency First Aid Instructor
  • National Lifeguard – Pool, Waterfront (Professor’s Lake only)
  • Valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) (Professor’s Lake only)
  • Airway Management certificate
  • Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check


** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


Job status: Part time  Job Type:   Non-Union


Applications must be received by September 28, 2018


Alternate formats will be provided upon request.


If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by September 28, 2018. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 


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Lifeguard Instructor, CITY OF BRAMPTON, Brampton, ON, CANADA