L1 Lifeguard & Instructor

L1 Lifeguard & Instructor

The Town of Peace River is looking for two (2) energetic, team-oriented, self-motivated and organized people to join our team at the Peace Regional Pool as Lifeguards and/or Instructor L1s.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible to the Shift Supervisor and will assist the other staff members in providing maximum opportunities for the public to enjoy recreational activities at the Peace Regional Pool.  They are active in preventing injuries, provide general lifeguarding duties and teaching lessons.


  • National Lifeguard Award
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI)
  • Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid – CPR level C (recognized by OH&S)
  • WHMIS certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Minimum Grade 9 or equivalent
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Child Intervention Check
  • E.D. certification or willingness to obtain
  • Good public relations skills both on the phone and in person

This position is casual and will work evenings and weekends.
The Peace Regional Pool is an unionized workplace.
The hourly wage is set at $17.67 (Lifeguard) or $17.95 (Lifeguard/Instructor L1)
Closing Date: November 15, 2017.

This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained in the Collective Agreement. The successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Intervention Check. A complete job description is available upon request. Please forward resumes including at least three references to:

Competition # 17/032:
Leanne Cottrell
Human Resources Coordinator
Box 6600
Peace River, AB T8S 1S4
Phone: (780) 624-2574
Fax: (780) 624-4664
Email: lcottrell@peaceriver.ca

We thank all participants for their interest, however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.