Aquatic Guard IV (Head Guard) – District of Mission (Mission, BC)

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.

working for a growing community and making a difference…
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley…
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you…

You may be the person we are seeking.

Aquatic Guard IV (Head Guard)

The Mission Leisure Centre is seeking an energetic and motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communications skills to join the aquatics team on a full-time basis.

You will be responsible for monitoring the day-to day operation of the aquatic facility and the aquatic guards including the lifeguarding and instructional programs and the operational and maintenance work of staff and volunteers in the pool area. Reporting to the Recreation Leader – Aquatics, you will assist with the supervision and mentoring of the aquatic guards including deck supervision, rotations/roving, class instruction, daily maintenance, rentals and activities and also ensure sufficient staffing levels are maintained.

The successful candidate will be a high school graduate (or recognized academic equivalent) and will have completed a recognized supervisory course. You will also have at least one year of related experience combined with experience in lifeguarding, training and supervising staff in a recreation environment.

You will hold current National Life Guard Service (NL), Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer (IT), Lifesaving Instructor (LSI), National Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Aquatic Supervisor Trainer (preferred), SEE Auditor, Pool Operator Level 1, Emergency First Aid, CPR certifications and possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License. Fluency in more than one language is an asset.
The 2020 rate of pay for this CUPE position is $29.10 per hour plus a comprehensive benefit package including the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for nine days and one day off every two weeks).

If this job opportunity is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2020-29) by Monday, January 11, 2021.

We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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