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Branksome Hall
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Head Lifeguard (1)

Friday, December 17, 2021

Job Description

Branksome Hall is currently seeking a Head Lifeguard to oversee our Community Swim Programs. Shifts will be available on Saturday and/or Sunday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Fall session begins October 16th



  • The Head Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of all patrons using the Athletics and Wellness Centre's swimming pools;
  • Ensure all pool staff adhere to all policies and procedures including COVID-19 protocols;
  • Ensure daily records (opening and closing, chemical records, bather loads, etc.) are completed correctly and up to date for inspection purposes;
  • Oversees the delivery of swimming lessons and ensures that classes are following established curriculum;
  • Supports Swim Instructors with planning, organizing, and implementing lesson plans and evaluations;
  • Provides a high level of customer service to all participants and families, communicating effectively by providing information about the program and following COVID-19 related policies and procedures;
  • The Head Lifegurd acts as the first responder in case of an emergency and providing First Aid as needed throughout the pool area;
  • Reports all emergency situations and concerns to Auxiliary Program Coordinator;
  • Monitors designated pool areas and is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the pool deck, changerooms and shower facilities;
  • Ideal candidate will enjoy working with children

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Current National Lifeguard, Standard First Aid with CPR-C

Lifesaving Swim Instructor or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor


Required Skills


  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of service situations in a busy aquatic facility;
  • Candidates must have the ability to make decisions in an emergency situation;
  • Previous experience as a Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Contact Information

(416) 920-6265 x518