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Lifeguard (Part-Time)
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

June 1, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2018-29 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services
Job Description: The Fraser Valley Regional District manages a wide range of recreational programming, services and facilities in Hope, BC. These include the Almer Carlson Outdoor Pool, the Recreation Centre which features the Dan Sharrers Aquatic Centre, fitness and cardio rooms, and an arena. The Recreation Centre in Hope has over 57,000 visits to public swimming and skating annually.
Duties: We have an exciting opportunity for a positive and energetic person to fill the part-time position of Lifeguard for Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services. A Lifeguard follows applicable safety procedures to ensure the protection of customers, staff and facilities, and performs tasks assigned relating to the operation and maintenance of the aquatic facility. The successful candidate will have good communication and public relations skills, enjoys interacting with children, and is able to deal effectively with disruptive behavior.
Skill Requirements: Required qualifications:

• must be at least 16 years of age;
• possess current National Lifeguard Service certification;
• possess current CPR level ‘C’ certification;
• have knowledge of the operation and maintenance of an outdoor pool and related equipment.

The preferred candidate will also possess the following additional certifications:

• Lifesaving Instructor certificate;
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.

Salary: The starting wage rate for this part-time Union position is $17.12 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage rate will increase to $19.02 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits, or if eligible, participation in the benefit program. Shift differential and overtime are paid where applicable as per the collective agreement. Those who are qualified and are instructing lessons will be paid the Swimming Instructor rate.
Additional Information: Lifeguards must be available for shifts for up to 8 hours, anytime between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2018-29 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2018 to: or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461
Web Address:
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
Fax: 604-702-5461
Opening Date: May 14, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 1, 2018 04:30 PM