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Job Details: Lifeguard/Instructor

Job Details
Open Date May 12 2022 - 11:55:00 PM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Lifeguard/Instructor Posting Type All
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time Temporary
Department Group Hours per Week 20 hours per week
Department Recreation & Business Services Openings Ongoing
Education High School Experience 0 - 3 years
Location Tillsonburg Community Centre Competition HR.13.22
Salary Range $17.99 - $18.72/hour
Union Position No


Summary of Position

Instructor/Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and supervision of patrons using Town pools and the planning and instruction of swimming lessons.  



  • As set down by the "Health Protection and Promotion Act - R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 565. The standards in these regulations must be adhered to or exceeded As set down by the Technical Standard and Safety Authority the Amusement Device Act must be adhered to or exceeded.
  • Provide Instruction and Lifeguard supervision for all Aquatic Programs.
  • Develop lesson plans and administer required evaluations
  • Maintains daily records for classes (attendance, swim class progress, test sheets and report/progress cards).
  • Maintains pool area and recreation facilities in a clean, sanitary condition.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents, problems or concerns to the Program Coordinator.
  • Attend all staff training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled by supervisors.
  • Wear the staff uniform consisting of lifeguard shirt, suit, and whistle, at all times while on duty.
  • Follows all Town policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Current Lifesaving Society Learn to Swim and Lifesaving Instructors
  • National Lifeguard Certification
  • Standard First Aid + CPR C
  • Advanced Provincial Trainer Status in First Aid, Lifeguard Training or Instructor Training an asset.
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills.
  • Hard working, motivated and reliable - with the ability to attend work regularly and punctually .
  • Ability to work in a team environment and accept and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with the public courteously and effectively.
  • Ability to attend all orientation and training sessions.
  • Availability to work evenings and on weekends.


The Town of Tillsonburg is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.

The Town of Tillsonburg is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Town if you require accommodation.