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MOVATI Athletic
in Ottawa
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Job Description

Join Movati and help build a culture that delivers on the promise we make to our members – feel welcome, feel comfortable and feel healthy.

At Movati, Lifeguard & Swim Instructors play a very important role. You will be responsible for providing best in class swim instruction, knowledge, and coaching to participants. You will also:

  • Train in and deliver Lifesaving Society Swim for Life swim lessons
  • Conduct swimming lessons in a safe and enjoyable environment, while demonstrating good class control and safety supervision
  • Ensure swim instruction training methods conform to standardized Club training practices
  • Develop swim lesson plans for swim instruction of all levels
  • Conduct safety checks of lifesaving in equipment prior to shift
  • Provide exceptional customer service to meet the diverse needs of new and existing members
  • Stay current on Lifeguarding and safety techniques, to enhance performance
  • Respond to emergency situations and perform rescue techniques and first aid as necessary


Required Qualifications

  • Related Swim Instructor and Lifeguarding experience is required
  • Current National Lifeguard certification is required. Lifesaving Instructor Society is required
  • CPR & First Aid are required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations
  • Basic understanding of pool operations and water chemistry
  • Flexibility regarding assigned work hours, including morning, days, evenings, and weekends

Contact Information

Special Instructions

There are 5 Movati Athletic clubs in the Ottawa area (Orleans, Trainyards, Nepean, Barrhaven, and Kanata). Visit to apply!