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City of Cambridge
in Cambridge
invites applications for the position of
Instructor/Lifeguard (Casual, Part-time)

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Job Description

People, Place, Prosperity
Working within our Strategic Plan, Cambridge Connected, and committing to our values of Integrity, Respect, Inclusiveness and Service, the successful candidate will work together to help the City of Cambridge achieve our vision: A place for people to prosper – alive with opportunity.


Job Profile
The City of Cambridge is looking for qualified Instructor/Lifeguard for our Fall programming starting September.


What you will be doing
Instructs learn-to-swim and lifesaving levels based on Lifesaving Society curriculum and prepares lesson plans for all levels.

Actively involved in the programming taking place in the facility, including but not limited to lessons and recreational swims.

Follows safety supervision basics and ensures safety of program participants. Practices a preventative approach to safety and makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary, including completing proper documentation.

Evaluates students' progress, completes accurately all forms and records including but not limited to worksheets, progress reports.

Occasionally performs light cleaning duties such as window washing, deck sloshing, scum line, etc.

Participates in training/in-service as required, occasionally outside of regular working hours.

Maintains and ensures proper storage of all pool equipment. Places and removes lane lines and performs required pool testing, performs morning and evening maintenance checks and completes log sheets accordingly.

Required Qualifications

Experience and Knowledge
Minimum of six months' experience as an Assistant Instructor.

We are looking for these certificates

  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Lifesaving and Swim Instructor
  • Standard First Aid, CPR C, AED
  • High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development


Contact Information

To apply please visit:
Please apply for this position by August 1, 2019.

Be sure to attach your aquatic certifications in your candidate profile.

Note: If you are a current City of Cambridge employee, be sure to apply through your personal email.