Aquatic Leadership Instructor (Advanced)

Sport Division Kitchener, Ontario


Aquatic Leadership Instructor (Advanced)

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Posting Date

June 10, 2022

Closing Date

June 19, 2023

Job Status

Continuous Part-Time


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 240,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.


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Position Overview:

Provides aquatic leadership program instruction for National Lifeguard, Lifesaving Instructor, Swim Instructor, Assistant Instructor and Standard First Aid and CPR-C courses.




  • Plans, implements and conducts safe aquatic leadership program instruction for National Lifeguard, Lifesaving Instructor, Swim Instructor, Assistant Instructor and Standard First Aid and CPR-C courses.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Ensures that appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Evaluates and certifies performance and maintains records of performance and attendance.
  • Communicates participants’ performance and progress to participant.
  • Performs tasks necessary to support the program including reports and records.
  • Responds to aquatic emergency situations and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Consults superiors regarding exceptional situations and difficulties (e.g., extremely irate or difficult customers).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must be reliable with good attitude, attendance and employment record (no disciplinary action on file).
  • 3 months of related experience.
  • Current National Lifeguard award.
  • Current Lifesaving Instructors certification.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification.
  • Current Bronze Cross Examiner.
  • Current instructor certification in one or more of the following: Standard First Aid Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor, Lifesaving Society Instructor Trainer.


Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to conditions associated with a pool environment (indoor/outdoor).
  • Occasionally deals with patrons who may be antagonistic.
  • Work is performed in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations to mitigate risk to self and others.
  • Works 1 to 24 hours per week (standard work week).
  • This work requires mental/sensory demands with visual or listening concentration while monitoring pool. Requires moderate physical activity primarily involving standing, kneeling, and reaching.


We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance.  

Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.  


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted



Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."



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Number of Positions


Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week


Initial Location

Breithaupt Centre 




Salary Range

$22.21 - $29.98