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Part-time Jobs

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Clarington offers a variety of part-time employment opportunities at our recreation facilities. Positions average 24 hours or less per week and may be seasonal or year-round. Altogether, we employ over 350 part-time staff annually to provide services to residents in our programs and facilities.

If you’re looking for a job with flexible work hours and plenty of opportunities for growth, consider joining our  team today.

Aquatics

Clarington offers courses for those interested in becoming a lifeguard or swimming instructor or for those who want to enhance their water safety knowledge and basic lifesaving/first aid skills in various aquatic environments.

Aquatic certification courses are offered at various times throughout the year.  View the current Recreation & Leisure Guide for course dates, times and prices. Information on other available courses can be found on the Lifesaving Society website or the Red Cross website.

Clarington's Aquatic Positions

 Assistant Lifeguard/Assistant Instructor
Assistant Lifeguards/Assistant Instructors assist in the safety of swimmers, class participants, and guests at aquatic facilities. They assist instructors during aquatic lesson programs and act as the slide attendant during recreational public swims. Assistant Lifeguards/Instructors assist in maintaining Municipal procedures, rules and regulations, Lifesaving Society standards, and provide excellent customer service.

Minimum Qualifications for Assistant Instructor/Assistant Lifeguard positions:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Current Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Cross Award or National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Award
  • Current Criminal Reference Check (“CPIC”) within 180 days
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada
 Lifeguard/Instructor
Lifeguards/Instructors ensure the safety of swimmers, class participants, and guests at aquatic facilities. They rotate between instructing aquatic lesson programs and monitoring recreational swimming activities as required while maintaining Municipal procedures, rules and regulations, Lifesaving Society standards, and excellent customer service.

Minimum Qualifications for Instructor/Lifeguard positions:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Current Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Award
  • Current Lifesaving Society Instructors (LSI) Award
  • Current Criminal Reference Check (“CPIC”) within 180 days
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada
 Head Lifeguard
Head Lifeguards provide supervision and evaluate staff members during recreational swimming activities and ensure smooth and efficient operation of the pool area. They provide strong leadership for fellow staff members, ensure all necessary administrative duties regarding the operation of the pool deck area are complete and ensure aquatic staff members adhere to all policies and procedures as set out by the Department of Health, Lifesaving Society and the Municipality of Clarington.

Minimum Qualifications for Head Lifeguard positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Award
  • Current Lifesaving Society Instructors (LSI) Award
  • Current Criminal Reference Check (“CPIC”) within 180 days
  • Two years lifeguarding and instructing experience preferred
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada
 Head Instructor
Head Instructors provide direct supervision, leadership and evaluation to swim instructors during aquatic lesson programs. They provide assistance and support for staff members and program participants, ensure a smooth and efficient operation of aquatic lessons and ensure all staff members adhere to policies and procedures as set out by the Department of Health, Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross and the Municipality of Clarington.

Minimum Qualifications for Head Instructor positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard Service (NL) Award
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Award
  • Current Lifesaving Society Instructor (LSI) Award
  • Current Criminal Reference Check (“CPIC”) within 180 days
  • Two years lifeguarding and instructing experience preferred
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada
 Leadership Instructor
Leadership instructors deliver various aquatic leadership courses offered throughout Clarington. They ensure all necessary planning is conducted ahead of the program, provide strong leadership for the candidates, and ensure smooth and efficient delivery of Lifesaving Society and/or Canadian Red Cross program standards and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications for Standard First Aid Instructor/Examiner positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid Instructor and Examiner Award

Minimum Qualifications for Bronze Examiner positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current Lifesaving Society Instructor (LSI) Award
  • Current Lifesaving Society Examiner – Bronze Cross Award

Minimum Qualifications for NL Instructor/Examiner positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current NL Instructor and NL Examiner Award

Minimum Qualifications for Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT) Award

Minimum Qualifications Lifesaving Society Instructor Trainer positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) Award
  • Current Lifesaving Society Instructor Trainer (LSIT) Award

All candidates must be legally able to work in Canada.

 Aquafit Instructor
Aquafit Instructors provide safe, creative and enjoyable aquafit classes to participants in a pool setting, and follow acceptable standards by the Municipality of Clarington, the certifying body for your certification. They demonstrate strong customer service skills, assist in preventing accidents and respond to emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications for Aquafitness Instructor positions are:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Current YMCA/Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance (CALA)/WaterART certification required for certified rate
  • Current experience teaching aquafitness programs
  • Current National Lifeguard Service (NL) Award would be an asset but not required
  • Current Criminal Reference Check (“CPIC”) within 180 days
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Aquatic Interview Process

Successful applicants will receive email confirmation offering an interview date and time. The interview will be comprised of two steps.

 Step 1: Wet Screening/ Practicum
Candidates will participate in a hands-on lifeguarding assessment in the pool to demonstrate their lifeguarding skills and abilities in accordance with Lifesaving Society standards and must-sees.

Candidates will work together to teach a mini swimming lesson for a group of children.

Candidates will have 15 minutes to conduct the lesson.

Step 2: Verbal Interview
Candidates must successfully complete the wet screening/practicum prior to receiving a verbal interview.

Candidate will meet with two to three interviewers for a 15-minute conversation regarding their qualifications and skills as they relate to the position.

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