Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Region District of Central Kootenay
Posted 17 days ago
from $21.82 - $22.62 per hour
Part Time

Job Description

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is inviting applications for the positions of Lifeguards and Swim Instructors at the Castlegar & District Community Complex.

*Employees holding only NL or WSI should express interest, but preference will be given to fully qualified applicants

All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/ testing process will be contacted.

This posting may be used to fill other similar positions within the RDCK over the next six months.


 NL Certification (National Life Guarding Service)
 WSI Certification (Water Safety Instructor)
 Standard First Aid or equivalent (AEC preferred)
*certifications should be current and not set to expire for a
minimum of three months.
 Knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in life guarding
 Knowledge of life guarding rules, regulations and practices
 Knowledge of WHMIS procedures
 Knowledge and ability to give first aid, CPR/AED
 Knowledge of emergency procedures
 Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public
 Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise considerable independence of judgment / action in the operation of the aquatic center

Multiple positions are available.

These are part-time, positions and the successful applicants will work up to 24 hours per week.

The successful candidates must be available to work a varied work schedule based on operational demands that includes day, weekend, and/or evening shifts.

These are union positions and the current rate of pay when working as a Lifeguard is $21.82 and when working as a Swim Instructor is $22.62 per hour as per the collective agreement. An additional 15% in lieu of benefits will be added to every pay cheque.

This posting along with a detailed job description can be found on our website at in the form of a resume & cover letter detailing qualifications & experience relevant to the position will be accepted until all positions are filled.


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