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Town of Collingwood


Job Title:

Lifeguards/ Instructors

Work Hours:

Less than 24 hours per week, variable shifts based on program requirements (mornings, days, afternoons, weekends), availability to work holidays or extra hours as required


$16.97 per hour

Anticipated Start Date:

December 2022 or January 2023


Collingwood, ON 

Job Description

Lifeguard/Instructors are more than great swimmers – they are water rescue professionals continuously training in emergency care.  They prevent accidents and educate the public about the hazards and risks associated with aquatic activities and how to be safe around water.

Candidates that possess NLS certification and are willing to obtain Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor and/or Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor within the first three (3) months of employment are encouraged to apply.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Recreation Services Manager, Lifeguard/Instructors are responsible for monitoring the activities of swimmers in the pool and on the deck to prevent accidents as mandated by the Lifesaving Society of Ontario.  Lifeguard/instructors provide assistance in the event of emergencies and participate in staff training sessions. Main duties and responsibilities are in the area of lifeguard functions, instruction, other pool functions, and maintenance functions.

Experienced Lifeguard/Instructors may be trained to become Head Lifeguard/Instructors who assist in the preparation, execution, and supervision of all aquatic-related programs.  In the absence of the Manager, Aquatics Coordinator and Senior Lifeguard/Instructor, the Head Lifeguard/Instructor is responsible for the direct supervision of the aquatics team.  The Head Lifeguard/Instructor will also perform regular lifeguarding and instructional duties.  Main duties and responsibilities are in the areas of lifeguard functions, instruction, other pool functions and maintenance functions.


Vaccination Policy:

No vaccination policy


Town of Collingwood

How to Apply:

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Date Posted:

November 7, 2022  

Posting expires:

December 19, 2022 – 4:00pm

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