24-02 Waterfit Instructor

Parks & Recreation

Waterfit Instructor, Auxiliary

Competition No. 24-02

Internal/Auxiliary External Opportunity

This is a Union Position


About our community:

Located next to downtown Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt, with a population of over 17,000, is home to Canada’s Pacific Naval Fleet. The community boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools, and commercial services.

About our organization:

The Esquimalt Recreation Centre is a multi-purpose wellness and community recreation facility. Features of the Recreation Centre include: 4500 + square foot Wellness Centre, featuring state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, gymnasium, aquatic centre with six-lane 25 metre lap pool, warm "lifestyle pool" and tot pool with spray features, wheelchair acessible hot-tub, steam room, and sauna. In addtion, to recreation activities and programs, there are hundreds of year-round community programs to choose from. 

About the opportunity:

The Recreation Department is seeking motivated individuals to fill auxiliary waterfit instructor positions. Reporting to the Aquatic Programmer, the ideal candidates will:

  • Instruct and participate in water exercise/aerobic classes
  • Choreograph movements and plan music for classes
  • Evaluate individual progress and discuss with participants
  • Conduct safety review of class procedures
  • Monitor class to recognize any distress in participants


  • Recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor qualification provided by BCRPA, CALA, or YMCA, or equivalent training and experience
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification an asset
  • Clear criminal record check, including vulnerable sector check

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities.

Salary: $25.03 – $27.03 hourly plus 14% in lieu of benefits (2024 rates)

Please submit your resume quoting competition 24-02 to Seth Jerome, Aquatic Programmer,  [email protected].

This posting will remain open until suitable candidates have been found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.