Summer Student – Aquatic Lifeguard

Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. , City of Ottawa based in Ottawa, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Summer Student – Aquatic Lifeguard. The City of Ottawa is known to keep people as a priority. We are known to be the winner of the best Diversity Employer for nine consecutive years. We are committed to reconciliation, equity and cultural transformation. We recognise and honour employees who contribute to the success of our organization. To the overview, we support the employees to learn, progress and grow. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer’s Name: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. , City of Ottawa
Position: Summer Student – Aquatic Lifeguard
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $15.500 per hour (2022 rates of pay)
Employment Type: Full time
Shifts: To be determined
Requisition ID: 5960
Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept.
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT Rec & Cult
Job Category: Student Opportunities


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English, French or Bilingual Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualification such as High School Student – Grade 10 minimum
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be physically fit
  • The candidate should be able to be in a proper attire and footwear also be capable of safe lifting techniques

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate having Current National Lifeguard Pool certificate, Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certificate, Current Oxygen Therapy or LSS Airway Management certificate, Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates, AODA Accessibility/IASR Training and Current Lifesaving Instructor certificate is an asset
  • The candidate should have the knowledge of City of Ottawa and Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services departmental policies, guidelines and directives and also have the knowledge of City of Ottawa emergency response procedures
  • The candidate should be able to maintain a fun and safe environment and also have an excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and programming skills
  • The candidate should have good organization skills also have sound judgment in difficult situations
  • The candidate should have emergency response skills and knowledge of specialized lifesaving equipment
  • The candidate should be able to handle the stress of an emergency situation and react appropriately
  • The candidate must be able to relate to children and be a good role model and also must be tactful, kind and patient
  • The candidate must be calm under pressure and also must be creative and resourceful
  • The candidate must be reliable and trustworthy and also must be flexible and enthusiastic
  • The candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills and also be able to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • The candidate must be able to work well in a team environment and also be able to enjoy working with the public.
  • The candidate should be able to provide a police record check


  • The candidate should be responsible for the day-to-day operation of facilities and service delivery for recreation venues and programs, parks & recreation policies, and programs for cultural services also be able to ensure the operations, processes and services are customer-centric and efficient
  • The candidate should be able to deliver community recreation programs through geographically aligned areas across the City, aquatic, sport and physical activity programming for all ages, as well as programming to address the needs of individuals with disabilities and population segments who may experience barriers to access recreation services and also be responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons using aquatic facilities
  • The candidate should be able to monitor the conduct of patrons, prevent accidents and respond to emergencies by administering the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the City of Ottawa and of certifying bodies to ensure the safety and enjoyment of patrons in an aquatic environment.
  • The candidate should be able to work in a team setting or independently

How to apply

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer by sending an email, making a phone call, by mail or meeting the person (along with resume) through below mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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