Aquatics Instructor - Level 3

Requisition #: 23/123
Job #: J0623-0718
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Positions: 5
Salary/Wage: 24.98 - 30.38/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 40 Campbell Rd

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 Services team is recruiting for a number of Aquatic Instructor (Level 3) to work this fall at the re-opened 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
• Basic First Aid (BFA) Instructor
• Intermediate First Aid (IFA) 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 8 hours per week. We are primarily looking to fill evening and weekend shifts.


$24.97 - $30.38 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.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• 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.

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?
*3. Have you completed your Trainer award including the co-teach?
  4. If no, please explain where you are in the process. (Check one of the following):

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.