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Granite Club
in North York
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard/Instructor (Part Time)

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Job Description

The Granite Club is looking for a Lifeguard/Swim Instructor to join us for the fall session. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing safe and effective supervision of Members in and around the pool area including prevention of accidents, performance of first aid and water rescue when required and provide quality swim lessons to the Members in a safe and effective manner.

*This position has an hourly rate of $18.25 for all hours worked as a Lifeguard and $21.09 for all hours worked as a Swim Instructor*

Benefits of working for the Club

  • Healthy and delicious daily food offerings in our Staff Caf.
  • Indoor parking for Employees
  • Exciting and diverse Employee events for both Staff and their friends and family
  • Discounted Goodlife Fitness and GTA yoga studio memberships
  • An Employee Wellness Program focused on both physical and mental health
  • Exciting discounts on the Club’s retail and spa products and services
  • Employee amenities including a comfortable Employee resting lounge, Employee on-site gym, free wi-fi and Employee computer stations


Primary Responsibilities: Lifeguard

  • Performance of water rescue and first aid when necessary.
  • Safe & effective supervision of the pool and area during fitness and recreational swims/enforcement of aquatic rules and regulations.
  • Follow assigned rotation, communicate with co workers and superiors of any member issues
  • Ensure rescue equipment is in good working order/report otherwise
  • Monitor and record water conditions, temperature, chlorine PH, etc. throughout shift on daily report form and notify pool maintenance contractors of problems.  Complete daily aquatic report and all opening and closing checks.
  • Provide information to members re: programs, schedule, and special events.
  • Complete accident and incident reports when necessary.
  • Keep the pool area neat - pick up towels, toys, training equipment, etc.
  • Explain lane-swimming procedures to new section Members and assist with selecting a lane to swim in, stroke improvement, use of training equipment, etc.
  • Set up and removal of Keiffer racing lane ropes.

Primary Responsibilities: Swim Instructor

  • Safe and effective instruction of swim classes as assigned.
  • Performance of water rescue and first aid when necessary.
  • Teach correct progressions for the assigned level
  • Screening of participants in classes and move to appropriate level if necessary.
  • Keep records of participant’s progress and attendance throughout series of lessons.
  • Provide feedback to Members on participant’s progress when requested.
  • Timely completion of individual progress cards and worksheets on completion of each instructional sessio
  • Complete accident and incident reports when necessary.
  • Preparation of lesson plans for swim classes instructed.


Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Current National Lifeguard certification
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification
  • Must have current Red Cross/ Lifesaving Society Instructor certification.
  • Nice to Have: High Five Certification (Principles of Healthy Child Development)
  • Qualifications must remain current (within two years)
  • Good communications skills and ability to speak English fluently
  • Good interpersonal skills

Work Schedule
Must be available to work weekends, weekdays and/or holidays, AM and PM.

Contact Information

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About the Club

The Granite philosophy of uncompromising quality is showcased in its state-of-the-art athletic facilities, world-class events and programs for all ages, delectable dining experiences and personalized services, each tailored to suit the varied needs and desires of its diverse and sophisticated Membership.

The Granite Club is Canada's premier private Members' family, athletic, recreation and social club. Located in north Toronto, we offer our 11,000 Members the highest standard of facilities, programs and services.

We strive to recruit enthusiastic, dedicated individuals with a passion for providing exceptional service. We’ll reward all your hard work with a competitive salary and

extensive benefits.

If you are a passionate individual looking to work as part of an established team, click apply now!

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Granite Club policy, a condition of employment is to perform a criminal background check and a vulnerable sector search demonstrating a satisfactory criminal record prior to commencing employment.


The Granite Club is committed to providing fair and accessible employment practices.  If selected for an interview, we will be happy to work with you to ensure your interview is accessible and accommodation is provided based on the information you provide to the Granite Club Recruiter.