SEASONAL Lifeguard & Lifeguard Instructor

The City of Dawson is seeking applications for lifeguards & lifeguard/instructors. Reporting to the Aquatics Coordinator, the Lifeguard and Lifeguard/Instructor are responsible for lifeguarding during public swim, lane swims, pool rentals, and other daily scheduled programs. Lifeguard Instructors are also responsible for lesson preparation and instruction, and must have their Water Safety Instructor certification.
Please indicate which position is being applied for, based on qualification requirements. Must be available mid-May to late August; however, positions may begin earlier and will end with pool closure. Full-time and part-time options available.
Certifications: Those needing re-certification will be considered
• Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (For Lifeguard Instructors)
• National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification
• Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
• Aqua fit, Aqua jogging and LSI certifications are desirable, but not mandatory
Knowledge & Skills:
• Knowledge of risk management in an aquatic environment
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to deal tactfully and respectfully with staff, and the public
• Ability to resolve conflicts and foster unity
• Ability to work effectively alone and as part of a team
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
Conditions of employment:
• Clear RCMP Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Sector Check – some exclusions may apply.
Salary varies with position and certification.

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