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Goldfish Swim School Oakville
in Oakville
invites applications for the position of
Swim Instructor and Lifeguard

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Job Description


Do you want to be part of our amazing team? - apply TODAY!

Monday to Friday Daytime shift premiums in place.

Certificates and Licenses:

Option 1: Already Holds Swim Instructor, Standard First Aid with CPR C/AED and Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard

Option 2: WE WILL TRAIN - Strong swimming ability and willingness to work with Goldfish Swim School to become a certified Swim Instructor and Lifeguard.

Summary: Instructs students on water safety and proper swim techniques based on thorough knowledge of the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides swim instruction based on the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.
  • Enforces safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents. Makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary.
  • Evaluates students’ progress. Completes required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Interacts with parents/guardians on the activities and development of students’ swim skills. Acts as a GSS “ambassador” to ensure parental satisfaction.
  • Uses problem solving/creative thinking skills to identify and resolve challenges that students encounter.
  • Inspects pool areas before and after each class for possible maintenance, cleanliness or damage issues. Reports issues to management as appropriate.
  • Maintains and ensures proper storage of all pool equipment. Places and removes lane lines.
  • Reports accidents and incidents to management. Completes required documentation and paperwork
  • Performs deck teacher duties as needed.
  • Occasionally performs light cleaning duties such as window washing, deck mopping, trash removal etc.
  • Occasionally required to attend in-service training outside of regular working hours.
  • Participates in training/in-services as required.


Previous experience delivering high quality swimming lessons preferred

Work Environment:

While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat and humidity. Noise level is usually moderate.

We will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring and employment process for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation, please contact Juanita Bueschleb (for contact information please visit our website) and include: job title of the role you are interested in, your name and your preferred method of contact.

Required Qualifications

  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor and or Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C

Contact Information

Juanita Bueschleb, General Manager

Special Instructions

please submit resume and cover letter to Juanita Bueschleb, General Manager Goldfish Swim School - Oakville