Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors

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Job Details

The Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre, a joint partnership between the City of Peterborough and Fleming College, is a community based recreation centre offering fitness and aquatics programs and services. The Lifeguard and Swimming Instructors at the Centre will be responsible for pool safety, providing customer service to patrons in the Aquatics Centre in addition to conducting basic pool maintenance, including water testing. The position will involve administrative tasks related to the delivery of swimming instructional programming. 


This position requires current and valid certification for: National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructor, Standard First Aid, CPR Level "C" and AED. The successful candidates will have exceptional customer service skills in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills.  This position requires the ability to be flexible and problem solve in a fast paced environment. Experience working with children in a pool environment would be preferred.

These positions will have flexible schedules including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Hourly Rate

Lifeguarding rate: $17.50, Instructor rate: $17.75, Head Lifeguard/Instructor: $18.25

Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter, quoting file number 24-C-02 to: Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre, 775 Brealey Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 6X4  Fax: (705) 743-9722 or email the Aquatic Coordinator.