Aquatics Instructor (Level 3)

Requisition #: 21/110
Job #: J0721-1212
Job Title: Aquatics Instructor (Level 3)
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Aquatics
Number of Positions: 5
Salary/Wage: 24.01 - 29.20/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: Cunningham Road
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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert is looking for dynamic Aquatic Instructors to join our team and teach swim programs year-round at Fountain Park Recreation Centre.

As an Aquatics Instructor 3 you will:
• Clean, organize and set up equipment and your assigned space, and ensure all program supplies and equipment are available.
• Develop and deliver the program content to the participants, including preparing lesson plans and instructional material specific to your program.
• Greet participants and ensure any required information is exchanged.
• Deliver excellent customer service and create a valuable and positive experience
• Maintain a safe and clean environment.
• Maintain a record of performance for participants and distribute program evaluations.

In addition, our Instructor 3 staff act in the capacity of senior instructors, team leaders, mentors and role models for other instructors. They are assigned special duties to ensure that program administration is completed by required deadlines and are scheduled to provide extra support on each night of programs. They provide training, guidance and supervision to the program volunteers and deal with customer issues when necessary.


• 1000 hours of instructing experience.
• Hold an Instructor Trainer certification.
• Any additional aquatic experience and training is certainly considered an asset.

Preference will be given to candidates that have teaching experience and those who hold one or more of the following:

• Swim Instructor Trainer
• Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
• Emergency First Aid (EFA) Instructor
• Standard First Aid (SFA) Instructor
• Dive Instructor
• Canoe Instructor
• National Lifeguard (NL) Instructor
• Oxygen Administration (02) Instructor
• JLC Coach
• Swim Coach Certification
• Those holding other Instructor qualifications will be considered

Hours of Work:

Instructors are needed to fill a variety of shifts and must be available to work a flexible schedule. We require individuals who are available to work a minimum of 4 hours per week.
We are primarily looking to fill evening and weekend shifts.


$24.01 - $29.20 per hour

Please note the following:
All successful applicants will be required to obtain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.
Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on the closing date.

Does this sound like the opportunity for you? Great!
Here's how to apply:

1. Respond to the questions below
2. Click 'Apply for this job' and you'll be directed to create (or log-in to) your application profile and upload a cover letter and resume

Condition of Employment:
To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees starting September 27, 2021. New Employees joining the City on or after September 27, 2021, must have one approved dose. Employees joining after October 25, 2021, must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*2. Please indicate which of the following shifts you are available to work (check all that apply)
*4. Which of the following awards do you currently hold (check all that apply)
*5. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*6. Could you commit to 3 shifts per week?
  8. Do you hold any of the following (check all that apply)
*9. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of vaccination or will request an exemption that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.

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