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Lifeguard Instructor & Lifeguard Instructor 1
Municipality: City of Surrey To apply online, click
Job ID: 2012 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks Recreation & Culture
Job Description: The City of Surrey’s Recreation Division aims to build healthy communities where all people are active and engaged for life. As part of that commitment, we’re looking for Lifeguards to help ensure our visitors can enjoy our facilities in a safe and comfortable environment.

See what our lifeguards say about their rewarding career.
Duties: Our Lifeguards supervise the safety of swimmers in our facilities and provide exceptional customer service, high-quality learn-to-swim instruction and fun and interactive public swim programming. We are looking for responsible individuals who lead by example and:

Are safety and customer focused
Value diversity and inclusion
Thrive in a team environment
Are motivated and adaptable
Are committed to continuous learning, and
Demonstrate initiative and integrity
As a Lifeguard Instructor 1 or Lifeguard Instructor, you will:

Teach high-quality swim lesson programs for all ages
Provide safety supervision for all swimmers
Engage with a diverse client base to provide exceptional service
Provide a clean and safe swimming environment, and;
In the Lifeguard Instructor position, you will also perform water tests to ensure adequate water quality and will occasionally work with Chlorine and other chemicals related to pool operations.
Educational Requirements: Both positions require:

Evening and Weekend availability
Formal Lifeguard, Instructor, and First Aid training
Current certificate as a Water Safety Instructor
Current National Lifeguard Service – Pool Option Certificate
Current Emergency First Aid and C.P.R. “C” with Auto External Defibrillation (must have been completed within one year)
Skill Requirements: Candidates must successfully complete a rigorous screening process; including physical standards, first aid, lifeguard standards and water safety instructing skills.

The Lifeguard Instructor position requires related lifeguarding experience.

Please note: Successful applicants must have valid certificates. C.P.R. “C” with AED must be current within one year. Please ensure your certifications are valid before applying. Certifications must be uploaded with the application.
Salary: Hourly Rate - Lifeguard Instructor: $25.93

Hourly Rate - Lifeguard Instructor 1: $21.97
Additional Information: To meet operational needs, the successful candidates may be placed at any of the City of Surrey's Indoor Pools.

Applicants must be available for the first skill screen on April 18th and for the second stage on either April 29th or May 2nd.

Important to note for April 11, 2018:

The Lifeguard/Instructor skill screenings are a competitive process testing the knowledge, skills and abilities of applicants based upon their National Lifeguard - Pool, Water Safety Instructor and First Aid certifications. In order to ensure applicants are ready to compete in this process, we are offering a free Lifeguard Practice Session on April 11th. Passing the physical standards is required to advance past the first stage of the recruitment process, so this is a great opportunity to ensure you are at the top of your game!

We strongly encourage all applicants consider registering for this free session for the opportunity to practice their physical standards, first aid, intstructor and lifeguarding skills. This session will be run by a qualified instructor who will be able to provide feedback, as well as answer questions to solidify knowledge that will better prepare applicants for the process.

Details to sign up for this practice session will be emailed to applicants.
Web Address:
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: March 7, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 11, 2018 04:30 PM