Municipality of North Cowichan
  • 10-Apr-2019 to 25-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Duncan, BC, CAN
  • Casual - Exempt

The Municipality of North Cowichan (population 30,000) is located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, between Nanaimo and Victoria. Our communities of Chemainus, Crofton, Maple Bay, and the South End including University Village, are home to a multitude of artistic, cultural and outdoor recreational activities. The Municipality provides a stable and varied work environment, competitive pay and benefits, and is ideally situated on Southern Vancouver Island.

Looking for an exciting employment opportunity this summer working outdoors? The Municipality of North Cowichan invites applications from individuals to a Lifeguard/Instructor on a casual basis for months of July and August at Fuller Lake Park and the Crofton Outdoor Pool.

The successful will assist in the planning, promotion and implementation of the Municipality's summer aquatics program. Depending on the location, this employment experience will include developing leadership skills, interacting with the public, teaching learn-to-swim lessons, promoting aquatic services, handling water balancing, developing events and additional programs or services.

We are seeking qualified candidates who have excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in program planning and working with children, and have the ability to supervise and lead a team of staff.

Required Skills, Qualifications and Abilities:

  1. Standard First Aid Certificate - certification date of May 1, 2019 or sooner
  2. CPR 'C' Certificate - certification date of May 1, 2019 or sooner
  3. National Lifeguard Service Pool Option - certification date of May 1, 2019 or sooner
  4. National Lifeguard Waterfront Option certification date of May 1, 2019 or sooner or proof of registration in upcoming course and/or re-certification
  5. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor - certification date of May 1, 2019 or sooner
  6. The position may be physically demanding; candidate must be able to successfully perform all duties associated with the position. A medical certificate attesting to suitability for this position may be required.

Important:  Please submit a copy of the above-mentioned certificates along with your application.

Candidates being considered will be required to undergo a comprehensive evaluation of skills, qualifications, and abilities. This position has responsibility for vulnerable persons and will therefore be required to undergo a Vulnerable Sector screening check, in addition to a Police Information Check, if an offer of employment is made.

All candidates must be available for screening and interviews on the following dates/times:

  • Wet Skills Screening will take place May 7, 2019 from 6:00-9:30 p.m.
  • Dry Interviews will be held on May 13 17, 2019


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