Lifeguard Instructor – District of Mackenzie (Mackenzie, BC)

District of Mackenzie

Lifeguard Instructor (Full-Time)
Lifeguard (Part-time)

Recreation Services Department

Application Deadline: 4:00 pm Monday, November 9, 2020

The District of Mackenzie is currently accepting applications for a qualified Full-time Lifeguard Instructor and a Part-time Lifeguard to join our aquatics team. These positions are responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of our aquatic customers.

Located in the scenic Northern Rocky Mountains Trench 185 km north of Prince George, Mackenzie offers superb four season outdoor recreation opportunities and an exceptional quality of life.  Housing costs are among the most affordable in the province.  Residents are involved in community life with numerous service organizations, community clubs and groups catering to a variety of interest. The local Recreation Centre with arena, swimming pool, fitness centre, community hall and library is viewed as the hub of the community. All these amenities with the safety afforded by small town living makes Mackenzie ideal for young working families.

Successful candidates must hold a current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) (Pool Option) certificate, have Standard First Aid/CPR-C-AED and for Lifeguard Instructors be a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.

The successful candidates must be able to interact with the public in a professional, tactful and positive manner. These positions will appeal to individuals who are available to work evenings and weekends. The successful applicants will be subject to a Police Information Check.

These are unionized positions within the CUPE 3706 Bargaining Unit, offering an hourly wage of $22.45 to $28.51 depending on levels of certification.

If you feel you are qualified for either of these positions you are invited to submit your resume with a cover letter indicating Full-time Lifeguard Instructor or Part-time Lifeguard Competition. Please provide details concerning work experience, education, qualifications and employment references to:

District of Mackenzie
Bag 340 – 1 Mackenzie Blvd.
Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0
Attention:  Diane Smith, Chief Administrative Officer

The District thanks all interested applicants in advance, however only those short-listed will be contacted.

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