Aquatics Instructor - Level 2

Requisition #: 24/129
Job #: J0624-0929
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Positions: 12
Salary/Wage: 22.13 - 26.90/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: Fountain Park Recreation Centre and Servus Credit Union Place

Cultivate your Career

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 70,000 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 Recreation & Parks Aquatic Programs team is recruiting for a number of Aquatic Instructor (Level 2) to work this fall at Fountain Park Recreation Centre and Servus Credit Union Place.

Aquatic Instructor (Level 2) responsibilities include:
• Delivering exceptional customer service and cultivating a positive experience for all participants.
• Organizing, cleaning, and setting up equipment at your designated area, as well as ensuring that all program supplies and equipment are readily available.
• Developing and delivering program content tailored to participants with diverse abilities, including creating lesson plans, making modifications, and providing instructional materials specific to the program.
• Maintaining a safe and tidy environment and keeping a record of participant performance while distributing program evaluations.


Swim Instructor/Examiner from The Lifesaving Society

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: Lifesaving Instructor, Basic First Aid (BFA), Intermediate First Aid (IFA), National Lifeguard (NL), Intermediate First Aid (IFA), Oxygen Administration (02), Swimabilities, JLC Coach and/or Swim Coach Certification

Hours of Work

• Instructors are needed to fill a variety of shifts and must be available to work a flexible schedule.
• Shifts are mainly weekdays 4-8pm and weekends 9am-1pm. There may be some weekday shifts between 9am and 3pm available.
• Instructors must work a minimum of 8 hours a week.


$22.13 - $26.90 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

Conditions of Employment

  • 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.

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.
  • Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.
  • This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, at the same or lower classification level.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

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. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

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

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  2. Are you a current certificated Swim Instructor/Examiner from the Lifesaving Society?
  3. Are you available weekdays from 4pm-8pm?
  4. Are you available weekdays from 9am-3pm?
  5. Are you available weekends from 9am-1pm?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.