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Aquatic Instructor II

Recreation, Parks and Culture

The Aquatic Instructor II will have these responsibilities:

  • instruct aquatic programs with the highest degree of safety and supervision
  • plan, implement and conduct classes as designed by the approved agency
  • create a safe environment and be a role model for the proper use of equipment and save pool behaviours
  • prepare the area for activity, organize equipment and restore after classes to ensure a safe work site
  • complete administrative duties that include taking attendance, writing lesson plans, tracking daily progress on evaluation sheets, and filling out evaluation cards and summary sheets
  • maintain professionalism and good communication with guests, supervisors and peers
  • assist life-guarding staff in emergency situations where required

The ideal candidates will have the following:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Level C
  • Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid
  • the ability to work with minimal supervision in a constantly changing environment
  • the ability to work efficiently in a team when delivering lessons or responding to an emergency situation
  • ability to use a variety of teaching methods, assessment skills and corrective techniques
  • customer service skills to communicate with the public in a positive, professional and constructive manner
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor (required within the first year of employment)

The hourly wage range for this part-time position is $21.95 - $27.44. Evening and weekend availability is a requirement, and daytime availability is an asset. Aquatic Instructors will be expected to attend mandatory training sessions.

Applications for competition #AQII-RPC will be accepted on an on-going basis. Positions will be filled as suitable candidates are found.

How to become an aquatic instructor (PDF)

Last updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
Page ID: 39795