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Job Posting No. 2023.06
Lifeguard/Instructor (Full-time Term) (1-2 positions)

The lifeguard/instructor provides aquatic safety and supervision of patrons, monitor activities in the water, pool decks, and ancillary areas of aquatic facility to prevent accidents, and to ensure the safety and well-being of patrons. Lifeguard/Instructors also perform rescues and administer first aid, CPR, an AED and oxygen as needed. As an instructor, this employee will plan and implement a variety of aquatic instructional programs such as water exercise and swim lessons to various age groups based on instructor certification. 

  • Completion of Grade 12 education, current National Lifeguard Certificate, a current Standard First Aid CPR-C/AED Certificate, or an equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge. A current Water Safety Instructor Certificate is an asset and require for instructor classification.
  • Minimum of 16 years of age or older; preference may be given to candidates 19 years of age and older due to operational requirements.
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills to provide excellent customer service in a professional, efficient and timely manner.
  • The individual in this position has frequent contact with the public; therefore, considerable tact and diplomacy is required. 
  • This position is considered a position of trust within the Municipality and the successful applicant must successfully pass a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector check.


Full-time; 3 to 6 month Term; 40 hours per week; shift work (early morning, evenings and weekends will be required).


Lifeguard/Instructor: $31.64 to $34.63 per hour as per the collective agreement. A 90% probationary rate may be applicable depending on the applicant’s current status.

How to Apply       

A complete job description is available to view here and applicants are encouraged to review it before applying. Please apply with your resume and cover letter via mail or e-mail to:

Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
Bag Service 399 | Fort Nelson, BC | V0C 1R0

Applications will be accepted until Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Please include an email address so we may contact you to acknowledge receipt of your application. Please see the job description for a full position description and a list of the qualifications, required knowledge, education and skills necessary to perform the job.

  The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is an equal opportunity employer.
This is a bargaining unit position and the recruitment process is governed by the Collective Agreement
between the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and CUPE 2167.