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Jul 31, 2019

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard 

Park, Recreation and Community Relations 

The Town of Riverview is currently accepting applications for the position of Swim Instructor/Lifeguard at the Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre beginning in September.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Ongoing re-certification at no cost
  • Great potential for further advanced certifications
  • Monthly training for continuous learning to master the right skills for the job
  • Learn the skills to potentially save a life both on land or in water
  • Evening and weekend shifts that fit your schedule
  • Act as community ambassador for youth, adults and seniors
  • Represent the Town of Riverview
  • Achieve a sense of purpose and responsibility for the community
  • FREE access to the PCMAC swimming pool
  • Feel challenged and enriched in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
  • Thrive in positive, health-centered recreational environment
  • Celebrate local offerings and create a sense of belonging in the community
  • Form lifelong relationships with fellow staff
  • Enjoy a relaxed but professional setting

What’s in it for RIVERVIEW?

  • Your valid certifications as Lifesaving Swim Instructor and National Lifeguard through Lifesaving Society**
  • Your desire to educate the public on water safety and swimming techniques
  • Your ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations
  • Your ability to effectively work with swimmers at all levels
  • Your ability to make a connection with each patron and create a welcoming and positive environment
  • Your ability to work as a team with a positive attitude

Rates of Pay and Hours:

  • Lifeguard ($12.45-$13.00) / Instructor ($13.37-$13.93)
  • Part time evenings and weekends available
  • Full time hours available including day time, evenings and weekends with a $4.50/hour premium on hours before 4pm.

If this is the right match for you, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@townofriverview.ca with ‘Swim Instructor/Lifeguard’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: July 31, 2019

**Selected candidates who possess Red Cross certifications as Water Safety Instructor and Red Cross Guard will be required to participate in a Lifesaving Society transfer clinic upon hire.

All those selected will participate in a group skills assessment on


Candidates who do not meet the minimum certification requirements are welcome to apply, however, they will be required to successfully obtain these certifications at their own expense before the position’s start date.

The PCM Aquatic Centre will be offering the certifications below to those who are 16+ years of age and hold their Bronze Cross certification:

Swim for Life Instructor Course, Aug 17-18 from 9am-5pm ($140)

National Lifeguard & Workplace First Aid Course, Aug 13-23 from 8:30am – 1:00pm ($220)

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