Swim Instructor

  • City of Calgary
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Oct 30, 2018
Part time Government Recreation

Job Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. The City offers unique, diverse jobs and a variety of work locations. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
Calgary Recreation is recruiting for Swim Instructors to teach participants of all ages and levels safety education and swimming skills. This position offers flexible hours and a fun and friendly atmosphere. Primary duties include:
  • Evaluate student performance and accomplishments, and keep records of participant performance and attendance.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed and deal with questions and concerns regarding swimming lessons.
  • Prepare and organize equipment, supplies, and general cleaning tasks.
Working Conditions: This position works primarily in the water, has exposure to chlorine, may be exposed to high noise levels, and may include heavy lifting.
  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructor certifications.
  • Experience in a customer service environment is an asset.
  • Previous experience as a Swim Instructor is considered an asset.
  • Daytime availability and previous volunteer work will also be considered an asset.
  • You are a strong communicator with demonstrated adaptability and team leadership skills.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • A Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search will be required.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of certifications.
An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.
Union: CUPE Local 37
Business Unit: Calgary Recreation
Position Type: up to 70 Part-Time
Location: Various locations
Compensation: $31.46 - 34.85 per hour
Days of Work: Daytime, evening and weekend shifts.
Hours of work: 10 hours per week; hours of work will vary and are based upon operational requirements.
Audience: External/Internal
Apply By: December 12, 2018
Note: Applicants may be contacted, interviewed and hired throughout the duration of this competition.
Job ID #: 301250