BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Lifeguard/Instructor I

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a Casual Lifeguard/Instructor Level I at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

The successful candidate will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Duties include leading and instructing a variety water-based exercise classes (i.e., Aquafit), enforcing pool rules and pool safety for the public, routine preventative maintenance and safety checks, implementation of the facility’s emergency response program, providing first aid services and supporting office staff.

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one (1) year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Lifesaving Society (Swim for Life) Instructor Certification
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required.

This is a casual Union position. Hours of work vary and evening and weekend work will be required. The (2024) rate of pay is $21.49 to $22.62 per hour.  As a casual employee you will also receive an additional 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

This opportunity will remain open until filled; however, applications will be actively reviewed and considered on a continued basis.


Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation, Recreation Intructor/Leader
Posted: January 18, 2024, 1:33 pm
Expires: July 18, 2024, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $21.49 to $22.62 Hour