Lifeguard & Swim Instructor (H2O)

Location: H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre
Compensation: $14.55 - 17.46 / hr
• 3 weeks paid vacation
• Paid sick days
• Sick days for family members
• Extended health & dental benefits
• Annual YMCA Pension contribution of 5%
• Gym Membership (for you and your family!)
Schedule: Full Time
• Days, Evenings, Weekends
Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking a full-time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor who is energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills, and excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. Reporting directly to the Aquatic Supervisors and Manager, the Swim Instructor/Lifeguard is a key team member to the Aquatic Department.

The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for the safety of others, for teaching, and instilling the Y's core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty in Y staff and members. The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor maintains a safe and clean work environment and delivers aquatic programs during assigned shifts. The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor works as part of a large dynamic aquatics team, while building positive relationships with members.

Major Responsibilities:

• Performs on deck lifeguarding of members and the public
• Delivers exceptional aquatic swim lessons, programs, and courses to members
• Develops swim lesson plans
• Completes reports, statistics, records, etc. as needed
• Work as part of a staff/volunteer team, ensuring a welcoming environment and excellent customer service
• Maintains a clean and safe working environment
• Ensures all awards or certifications are kept up to date
• Performs other related work as required


• National Lifeguard Service Certification-Pool Option
• Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
• AED Responder must be completed within 3 months after hire (must be Lifesaving Society certification)
• YMCA Canada Swim Instructor or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
• Upon request provide 3 references. A minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague.
• A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than [six (6) months] preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.


• Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.
• Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.
• Relationship Building: Works proactively to develop positive relations with participants, staff, and volunteers to encourage personal growth.

Application Process:

Please apply with cover letter and resume addressed to:

Carrie Worrall
Aquatics Manager
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Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:May 13, 2019
Exp. Date:Jun 12, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3780881