24-19 Lifeguard/Instructor, Auxiliary

Parks & Recreation

Lifeguard/Instructor, Auxiliary  

Competition No. 24-19

Internal/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 accessible hot-tub, steam room, and sauna.

About the Opportunity:

The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking motivated individuals to fill auxiliary Lifeguard and Swim Instructor positions, reporting to the Aquatic Supervisor.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Partial High School
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C current within 2 years
  • Lifesaving Society: Swim for Life Instructor
  • National Lifeguard Pool Certification
  • Clear Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector

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

Salary: $22.17-$23.95 plus 14% in lieu of benefits (2024 rates)

Please submit your resume and covering letter quoting Competition no. 24-19 to [email protected] or by mail to the attention of Seth Jerome, Aquatic Programmer at 527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt, BC, V9A 6H6. 

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.

Date posted: February 22, 2024