New job Lifeguard/Instructor in Northwest Territories


Company : City of Yellowknife
Salary : $66,967 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application.

We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Lifeguard/Instructor with the Community Services Department.

Under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, the incumbent provides constant safety supervision, instructs a wide variety of aquatic/first aid programs, assists with special events, and completes necessary administrative work associated with programs, accidents, incidents, mechanical issues, cleaning and cash outs. The incumbent is also responsible for balancing water chemistry, being able to perform emergency circulation system shutdowns and start-ups, back-up for chlorine primary responders and is responsible for specific areas of facility cleanliness. Furthermore, the incumbent is required to act as the shift leader in the absence of the Pool Supervisors.

The incumbent must possess a Grade 12 diploma, a current Class 5 Driver's License, and have at least one year of experience in the role of lifeguard and/or instructor. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work shift work is required. The incumbent must possess current certification in the following:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving instructor
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive annual salary range of $66,966 - $78,543, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance, a defined benefit pension plan and relocation assistance.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than October 22, 2021.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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