New Job Aquatic Instructor In Alberta

Aquatic Instructor
Aquatic Instructor

Aquatic Instructor

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $19.71–$23.89 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Aquatic Instructor Ongoing
Job Number : 45722

Do you like water, working with kids and the idea of every day being a little bit different? Working as an Aquatic Instructor will give you the flexibility you need in your schedule and awesome work experience! Splashes, smiles and structure are your biggest issues as you make a direct impact on patrons visiting our facilities.

Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve timely results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style. With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will:

  • Instruct aquatic lessons for children, youth and adults
  • Maintain a safe leisure centre environment for customers and staff in and around the water
  • Prepare lesson plans, evaluations, progress cards, routine reports, seasonal statistics and assessment sheets as required
  • Interact with staff and supervisors to keep current on new techniques
  • Participate in all applicable in-service training
  • Maintain instructional equipment used during lessons
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Important: Your current awards and certifications must be attached with your application. Failure to do so may lead to your submission being disqualified in the process. For information on how to obtain your Aquatic Instructor certifications, contact [email protected].
  • Completion of Grade 9 or higher and be a minimum of 15 years of age
  • Possession Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor/Examiner Award (SFL)
  • Possession Lifesaving Society Swimabilities Award upon or before first date of work
  • Possession of Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross or Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard
  • Possession of current Standard First Aid from a Government approved first aid provider prior to start date is required (Emergency first Aid is not acceptable)
  • All awards must be kept current according to certifying organizations' standards
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques employed in water safety and life-saving activities
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in urgent situations
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to resolve conflict using diplomacy and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to improve results of swim lessons and assisting co-workers and supervisors with tasks whenever needed
  • Hire is dependent on Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
  • Applicants may be tested
  • Successful candidates must attend a mandatory swim evaluation
  • Successful candidates must attend mandatory training sessions once the hiring process is complete. time and location TBD
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit
  • Possession of Lifesaving Swim Instructor (LSI) Award from the Lifesaving Society

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected].

COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID 19-Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.

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Up to 60 temporary part-time ongoing positions

Hours of Work: Up to 30 hours per week. Ability to work holidays, evenings, and overnights as required.

Salary: $19.712 - $23.885 (Hourly)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: JP/SK

Classification Title : Aquatic Instructor
Posting Date : Jan 27, 2023
Closing Date : Feb 10, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) : 60 - Temporary Part-time
Union : CUPE Local 30
Department : Community Recreation and Culture
Work Location(s) : Various Locations (City Wide)