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City of Toronto
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Swim Instructor

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Job Description


  • Provides swimming instruction, skill evaluation, and safety supervision of participants, accident prevention, rescue skills, public education and public relations.
  • Plans, conducts and implements safe and educational swimming lessons.
  • Ensures that the appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Performs tasks to support the program including report cards and worksheets.
  • Performs maintenance/janitorial duties, including but not restricted to: change room/washroom cleaning and disinfecting, pool chemistry tests, vacuuming, backwashing, chemical balancing, and pool fouling clean up.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Required Qualifications


  1. Minimum 16 years of age.
  2. Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor  and Emergency First Aid Instructor certifications.
  3. Current Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (Pool) certification.
  4. Current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation 'C' certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  5. You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD).  This is a mandatory course that will be provided to you at no cost upon obtaining a conditional offer of employment. You will be provided with course dates and details at that time.

Contact Information

Toronto East York: Shane Cuthbert -

North York: Dianne Assinck -

Scarborough: Samantha Strowbridge -

West Toronto York: Vahid Javadi

Etobicoke York: Laura Lockman -

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