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Head Lifeguard

Surrey, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


The City of Surrey's Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is seeking regular full-time Head Lifeguards to provide leadership, supervision, and direction in the development of fun and interactive activities, special events and facility operations.


    • Provide leadership, direction, and supervision to a team of high performing Lifeguards, Instructors, and facility support staff. • Ensure the facility is well maintained and kept clean and safe daily, in accordance with BC Health Act. • Perform and direct staff in routine maintenance such as cleaning change rooms, performing scheduled checks of water quality and equipment functions. • Instruct leadership courses, in-service training and assist in developing program and activity schedules suited to the needs and interests of the facility participants. • Lead or participate in planning, organizing, and delivering special events and leisure swim activities.


    • Completion of Grade 12 plus formal lifeguard and instructor training and completion of pool operation course. • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Lifeguard/Instructor and aquatic program leader. • Possess valid certificates in:
      • National Lifeguard Service - Pool option, • Water Safety Instructor, • Standard First Aid with CPR C and • Pool Operator Level One.
    • One or more Industry aquatic courses are desired. • Ability to work in a high energy, positive environment.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until August 24, 2022

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

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