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Recreation Worker VI – Advanced Aquatic Instructor

Competition #: 23-B013


Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 150,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries, excellent benefit packages, municipal pension plan, employee wellness programs and opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for auxiliary Recreation Worker VI – Advanced Aquatic Instructors (First Aid Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor, Swim Instructor Trainer, Lifesaving Instructor Trainer) to join our team of professionals in the Recreation Division, Recreation Programs and Services Department. Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, in this unionized position you will apply your advanced knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise to instruct a variety of lifeguard training, including First Aid training, Swim Instructor, Lifesaving and National Lifeguard programs. This position will appeal to applicants who have strong leadership and communication skills and are committed to excellence in customer service.


  • Organize, lead, and instruct advance aquatic training programs
  • Provide instruction, direction, and guidance to class participants
  • Ensure safe and proper procedures are followed


  • Your education will include completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, combined with related experience in aquatics
  • Sound knowledge of aquatics fitness principles, practices, and objectives
  • Ability to organize, lead and participate in first aid and aquatic training programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication with participants, recreation staff and volunteers

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety). The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a Police Information Check as a condition of employment (not required as part of the application process, however, will be required upon consideration for employment).

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and may not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

  • Standard First Aid, AED, and CPR-C certification
  • National Lifeguard Instructor certification
  • First Aid Instructor certification
  • Swim Instructor Trainer certification
  • Life Saving Instructor Trainer certification

The hours of work are varied, including day, evening and weekend classes and the rate of pay for each position is listed below; non-standard hours and/or non-standard work weeks.
First Aid Instructor – Rate of pay is $24.00 - $28.00 per hour (2020 rates) plus 4% in lieu of benefits

National Lifeguard Instructor – Rate of pay is $27.00 - $31.00 per hour (2020 rates) plus 4% in lieu of benefits Swim Instructor Trainer – Rate of pay is $27.00 - $31.00 per hour (2020 rates) plus 4% in lieu of benefits Lifesaving Instructor Trainer – Rate of pay is $27.00 - $31.00 per hour (2020 rates) plus 4% in lieu of benefits

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Internal/external closing date for this competition: April 28, 2023

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Organization: Township of Langley
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 7, 2023, 8:29 am
Expires: April 28, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $24.00 to $31.00 Hour