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Recreation Worker IV - Lifeguard/Instructor - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

June 21, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-U081 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Recreation Programs and Services
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Recreation Worker IV – Lifeguard/Instructor to join our team of professionals in the Parks and Recreation Division; Recreation Programs and Services Department. The focus of this position is to provide lifeguarding functions as well as instructional duties for a variety of aquatic programs.

Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position for performing lifeguarding duties, ensuring the safety of patrons utilizing the aquatic facility and supervising the use of the swimming and related recreation areas. You will perform as head guard during absence of head guard depending upon seniority; perform custodial and janitorial duties, as well as schedule maintenance tasks with respect to pool water, facilities and equipment such as filters.

Your education will include completion of Grade 10, preferably completion of Grade 12 and Pool Operator's and/or Lifesaving Society Instructor courses; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of the theory and practice of lifesaving, artificial respiration and first aid; working knowledge of teaching methods and group leadership techniques emphasizing instruction in water and safety and aquatic skills; and a working knowledge of pool chemistry, of water filtration, chlorination, heating and related pool equipment and procedures is necessary. You will also have the ability to establish sound aquatic skills and to instruct in these skills at the standards set by relevant authorities; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, employees and patrons. Qualified, short-listed candidates will undergo a practical assessment of their skills.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety) and requires a police information check prior to employment start date.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification
• National Lifeguard Pool certification
• National Lifeguard Waterpark certification
• Standard First Aid certification
• CPR Level C certification
• AED certification
• Successful candidates must be a minimum of 17 years

The rate of pay for this CUPE position is $23.44 - $27.45 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 1:30pm – 10:30pm; Thursday 9:30am – 6:30pm; non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, June 21, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Fax: 604.533.6129
Opening Date: June 13, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 21, 2019 04:30 PM