BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Aquafit Instructor

Executive Services, Salt Spring Island Administration                                                                                                                                 
Competition 21/285                                                                                                                                       
Status Auxiliary                                                                                                                                    
Hours of Work 2-16 hours bi-weekly, as and when required.  This position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
Rate of Pay $26.37 per hour (plus 14% in lieu of benefits)
Review of applications begins 4:00pm on December 8, 2021
The aquatic fitness instructor delivers high quality classes that cater to a wide variety of skills and abilities. The instructor is required to plan safe and effective aquafit classes while ensuring program content and music are appropriate to the class and exercise.   

The instructor will be responsible for the setup and clean-up of class equipment. Applicants need to be positive, and enthusiastic with the ability to lead and motivate participants.
This position requires an acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent will be required to undergo a criminal record check in order to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment in this position.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring effective program instruction in a fun and safe manner for participants
  • Ensuring cleanliness of pool deck and surrounding areas. 
  • May be required to assist with administration duties as required.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 


  • Recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification (BCRPA or equivalent).
  • Emergency First Aid certification with CPR-C.
  • Ability to develop harmonious relationships with aquatic fitness participants, the public and staff.
  • Ability to develop and instruct fun and inclusive classes.
  • Ability to instruct safe classes within the accepted scope of practice.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Ability to work co-operatively in a team environment as well as to work independently.
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including mornings and evenings.

To keep our employees, customers and the communities we serve safe, the CRD has introduced an employee mandatory vaccination policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  As such, the CRD requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at under “Careers.
The CRD thanks you for your interest and advises only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: November 25, 2021, 3:16 pm
Expires: December 8, 2021, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $26.37 Hour