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Lifeguard and Swim Instructor - Summer 2019
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

March 31, 2019
at 4:30 PM
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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 / Swim Instructors to help ensure the community can enjoy our facilities in a safe and comfortable environment.

This position encompasses both Lifeguarding and Swim Instructing. Our Lifeguards/Swim Instructors 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.
•Demonstrate initiative and integrity.

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Auxiliary

•Develop and Teach high-quality swim lesson programs for all ages.
•Maintain accurate, up to date progress sheets and records for participants as well as completing evaluations.
•Performs lifeguarding functions, according to Provincial and Surrey's guidelines.
•Observe patrons in pool, enforce safety regulations, maintain order in the swimming and desk areas.
•Provide First Aid treatment.
•Engage with a diverse client base to provide exceptional service.
•Provide a clean and safe swimming environment.
•Demonstrates appropriate behaviours in line with our City Values.
•You may be required to perform water tests to ensure adequate water quality and will occasionally work with Chlorine and other chemicals related to pool operations.

•Completion of Grade 12 or currently enrolled in High School.
•Formal Lifeguard and Swim Instructor training.
•Current Certificates in the following:
oWater Safety Instructor
oNational Lifeguard Service - Pool Option
oStandard First Aid with CPR C and AED
•Available evenings and Full Weekend availability.
•Candidates must successfully complete a rigorous screening process, including:
oPhysical standards
oFirst aid diagnostic and treatment
oLifeguard standards
oWater safety instructing skill

Certificates MUST be VALID at the time of application. Certificates (WSI, NL, SFA with CPR C and AED) MUST be uploaded at the time of application.

•This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.
•Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

To meet operational needs, the successful candidates may be placed at any of the City of Surrey's Indoor Pools.
Approximate Recruitment Time Line
Accepting Applications March 11 – March 31, 2019
Wet Screen (MUST be available to attend) April 4. If max capacity is reached an additional date will be arranged for April 10.
Interviewing April 15th - 29th.
References and Police Information Checks April 29 – May 17
Extending Employment Offers May 6 -17
City Wide Orientation May 25

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at to Job ID 2830. Posting will remain posted until March 31, 2019.
Address: 13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 1V8, Canada
Opening Date: March 19, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 31, 2019 04:30 PM