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Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Centre
in Smithers, BC
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard Instructor - Full-Time and Part-Time

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Job Description

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool & Recreation Centre is a community recreation centre like no other! Built and operated by the not-for-profit Bulkley Valley Aquatic Centre Management Society, the recreation centre features a 4-lane 25m main pool, leisure lagoon, tot pool, 25 person hot tub, sauna, fitness studio, indoor rock climbing wall, and squash/racquetball courts.

We're looking for responsible, hard working and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for aquatics and recreation to come join the permanent staff team!

These positions offer regular working hours and shifts will have a potential to include early mornings, late nights, and weekend shifts. The Part-time position works a minimum of 25 hours per week and the Full-time position works 35-40 hours per week.

Following a successful 3-month probation period, employees are eligible to receive a subsidized comprehensive benefits package including sick time, medical and dental coverage.

Principle responsibilities include: working to ensure the safety and the enjoyment of those engaged in activities at the facility, delivery of recreation services and programs, and performing lifeguarding, instructional and janitorial tasks related to the operation of the facility. This position also includes the responsibility of opening and closing the building.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Standard First Aid & CPR "C"
  • Lifesaving Instructor

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years lifeguarding/instructing
  • Certified AquaFit Instructor
  • Belay Ticket
  • Pool Operator Level l & ll

Contact Information

If you wish to pursue this exciting career opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and copy of credentials to Tamara Gillis, Facility Manager at