Community Services

Aquatics Lifeguard/Instructor II

Dawson Creek

Job description

The City of Dawson Creek invites applications for a permanent full-time Aquatics Lifeguard/Instructor II position. Shifts may vary based on operational requirements. Under the general supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator or designate, a Lifeguard/Instructor II performs lifeguarding duties, as well as minor maintenance, and provides instruction in a number of aquatic programs and skills at the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre.

The successful applicant must demonstrate ability and possess the following current qualifications:

  • Current National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option);
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification;
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR C and AED certification;
  • Current Lifesaving Instructor Certification;
  • Pool Operator Certification Level 1;
  • Current Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification from a recognized organization;
  • Completion of Grade 12, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and
  • 1000 hours of experience as a Lifeguard/Instructor.

The successful applicant will be required to complete and submit a Criminal Record Search (Vulnerable Sector), the results of which must be satisfactory to the City. Along with a demonstrated teaching and leadership ability, the successful applicant will have the ability to perform all duties in a safe manner and to maintain harmonious relationships with all members of the public and other staff members.  Physical agility, the ability to complete duties requiring physical effort and a proven ability to provide excellent service to the public are required. Copies of awards must be submitted with application.

A complete job description is available upon request.

Qualifications and Experience

Skills and Abillities

Hours & Schedule

40 hours per week

Start Date

as soon as possible

Number of Vacancies

How to Apply

Candidates should submit a résumé by emailing a pdf or word document to, with the job posting name and number in the subject line, no later than 4:30 pm on the closing date referenced above.

Application Deadline

January 11, 2022

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