• Posted on:
    Apr 08, 2021
  • Application Deadline:
    Apr 23, 2021
  • Location:
    Lucan Biddulph
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Job Description

The Township of Lucan Biddulph is looking for a lifeguard to join their seasonal team. Under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator and Head Lifeguard the lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of swimmers and instructing quality swim lessons.

Title: Lifeguard, up to 40 hours per week
Department: Recreation Department
Reports to: Recreation Coordinator

Employment Period: This position will begin June 25th 2021 and end September 3rd, 2021. Please note: there will be a mandatory training days prior to the beginning of the season. 


  • Required to instruct swimming lessons to toddlers/youth and create lesson plans
  • Assist in the supervision and in the organization of swimming pool activities, lessons, and events
  • Instruct and educate all groups and individuals concerning the rules of the pool and ensure their observance during public swimming times
  • Properly communicate with parents or guardians of participants on progress, problems, or changes in regards to swimming lessons, levels, and cancellations
  • Required to assist and participate in the maintenance of equipment and cleanliness of the facility; ex. guard room, deck, washrooms, storage room, pool surfaced etc.
  • Maintain adequate records for the following:

• Swimming lessons progress

• Swimming lesson evaluation sheets

• Water testing

• Registration information

• Daily cash receipts for registrations

• Other reports as required

  • Work as a team with the Head Guard and fellow Lifeguards to ensure a positive environment
  • Be thoroughly familiar with emergency procedures and attend in-service training
  • Attend and take an active part in staff meetings
  • Wear the official uniform at all times when on duty to ensure easy recognition as a pool staff member
  • Report for work at least 15 minutes early and begin as scheduled
  • Perform other related duties when requested by the Head Guard, Recreation Coordinator, or Manager of Parks and Recreation

Hours of Work: Beginning June 25th, 2021 and ending September 3rd, 2021. Scheduled hours will vary based on the needs of the facility and will include evenings, weekends, and holidays as part of the normal hours of work.

Education RequirementNot Applicable Experience Requirement
  • Current and valid Emergency First Aid and CPR C required
  • Current National Lifeguard Society (NLS) Certificate required
  • Current Lifesaving Swim Instructor/ Lifesaving Society Instructor required
  • Previous experience working as a lifeguard and teaching swimming lessons is highly desirable
  • Previous experience working with children is an asset
  • Volunteer experience working in a pool setting is an asset
  • Police Records check (must be completed prior to the start of employment)
  • Ability to work in a team setting while producing quality programming with a positive attitude

Student hired must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a secondary, or post-secondary education or be within six months of graduation
  • Must show proof of enrolment
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada and have reached the age of 16 but not yet reached the age of 25 upon commencement of employment
Salary Details

Compensation Range: $15.00 – $16.00 depending on experience

How to Apply

Interested applicants, please email a cover letter and resume to:
Abby Vandermuren
Recreation Coordinator
Township of Lucan Biddulph

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