Lifeguards / Instructors (Seasonal)

Job No: TOB100
Location: Blackfalds


The Town of Blackfalds is accepting applications for Seasonal Life Guards and Instructors to work at the Outdoor Aquatic Centre.

Lifeguards  are responsible for the safety of the guests of the Aquatic  Centre. Provides  positive guest service and educate guests about aquatic rules and procedures, providing first aid when necessary, and completing administrative  and maintenance duties related to the position.

Swim  Instructors are responsible for providing swimming instruction and evaluations for all levels of the Red Cross Swim Program.  Responsible for the safety supervision of guests participating  in  aquatic  instruction and for all applicable administration.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and excellent customer services.
  • Proven ability to deal directly with  staff and public in  a courteous and friendly manner. 
  • Efficient and effective communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and cooperation skills.
  • Excellent skills in decision making.
  • Solid planning, organizing and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance for volunteers.


  • Lifeguarding - Maintain  a safe  aquatic  setting,  removing  all hazards  to  public  and staff.
    • Help evaluate guard positions & rotations.
    • Lifeguard as required.
    • Provide first aid as required.
  • Swim Instruction - Instruct as required.
    • Complete all administrative work as required.


Additional Requirements:

  • National Lifeguard - Pool
  • Lifesaving Swim Instructor
  • Standard First Aid with CPR "C" and AED 
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license with current Driver’s Abstract
  • RCMP Criminal Record Check / Vulnerable Sector Check (16+) / Intervention Record Check (18+)

Physical Demands

 Be physically able to stand/walk for extended periods at a time outside in various weather situations.

 Physically fit to perform rescue techniques when required.

 Be able to remain in a wet atmosphere for extend periods of time.

Work Environment

Outside environment with expectation to work in various weather conditions.

Very dynamic work environment.

The noise exposure will vary between minimum to maximum  noise levels.


The hours of work range from part time to full time hours.

The hourly wage range is $18.45 / hour to $20.76 / hour

Please submit your application online via our applicant tracking system by March 21, 2023 @ 4pm.


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