Lifeguards (Level 1)

Requisition #: 22/70
Job #: J0522-0289
Job Title: Lifeguards (Level 1)
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Aquatics
Number of Positions: 1
Salary/Wage: 21.04 - 25.58/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 4 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 among the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert has opportunities for new Lifeguard staff to join our Aquatic Services team. We are looking for friendly and energetic team players who are committed to ongoing training and development at Fountain Park Recreation Centre, Landrex Water Play Centre and Grosvenor Outdoor Pool.

As a Lifeguard 1 you will ensure the safety and supervision of patrons at Fountain Park Recreation Centre, Landrex Water Play Centre and Grosvenor Outdoor Pool. Your duties include:

• monitoring activities of the swimming pools while emphasizing the prevention of accidents and injuries;
• maintaining order, ensuring proper conduct of persons using the facilities, reacting to emergency situations and performing first aid and emergency aid when required;
• maintaining a safe and clean environment by completing daily operations checks, cleaning the pool and locker room areas and performing basic mechanical and operational tasks and tests.


We are seeking individuals with the following qualifications and experience. Any additional aquatic experience & training is certainly an asset.
• Applicants will hold a National Lifeguard award combined with Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) or equivalent Standard First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Oxygen Administration.
• Lifeguards must be able to communicate effectively. Strong verbal communication and listening skills are required.
• Public relations and customer service responsibilities are key aspects of this role. The ability to be firm and tactful when educating patrons on policies and procedures and to respond calmly to emergencies is essential.

Hours of Work:

The number of hours worked per week fluctuates on an as-needed basis due to operational requirements and may be scheduled in advance where possible. Staff are required to work a minimum of 15 hours per week within their designation availability. The weekly hour requirement may fluctuate between the various schedule-sessions. Casual Lifeguard shifts are a minimum of 3 hours and up to 8 hours.

Specifically, we seek individuals who are available to work the following days and times:

• Daytime (Monday - Friday 4:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
• Weeknight (Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.) and weekend (Saturday-Sunday 5:15 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.)

Please note: facility placement will be determined upon hiring.


$21.04 - $25.58 per hour

• Please upload a resume when applying for this opportunity.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

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 check off which awards you hold that are current:
*3. Are you available for in-person interviews on the following dates? (Please check all that you are available for, and you can check off multiple dates)
*4. Please check off the following days/times you are able to work (please select as many as possible) between July 4 - September 5:
*5. if successful are you available for mandatory orientation training on the following dates from 8 am - 4 pm: June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23, June 24?

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