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

Friday, August 30, 2019

Job Description


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Monday to Friday Daytime shift premiums in place.

Certificates and Licenses:

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 through the company websiteand include: job title of the role you are interested in, your name and your preferred method of contact.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $19.00 /hour

Required Qualifications

Standard First Aid with CPR C - current within 2 years of certification date

National Lifeguard - current within 2 years of certification date

Swim Instructor preferred.

Contact Information

Nadia Maleki

Juanita Bueschleb