The lifeguard has responsibility for the safety of the general public in the pool and on the pool deck. The lifeguard may have to work under stressful situations when first aide or CPR is required. The lifeguard has to be able to make decisions to ensure safety in and around the pool.
Must be at least 16 years old
Certified as Starguard Aquatics institute.
CPR/First Aid/AED Certification required
Must be able to successfully complete the Starguard Training, and in‐water skills test
and written examination on lifeguard skills and safety.
Duties and Responsibilities:Essential Functions
Ensure the safety of the pool patrons by enforcing the established pool rules and
responding to emergencies when they arise.
Administer First‐Aid or CPR when needed and report all serious accidents to the Pool
Manager or Aquatics Supervisor. Complete necessary paperwork at the conclusion
of all rescues and accidents.
Participate in random “in‐house” lifeguard audits.
Participate in random Lifeguard Audits from outside agencies.
Attend all scheduled shifts and lifeguard in‐service meetings.
Act as a substitute when needed to ensure a safe and effective swimming
Maintain a good working relationship with staff members, maintenance personnel,
administrative personnel, and pool patrons.
Maintain safe and sanitary pool conditions. This includes, but is not limited to
checking pool chemicals at regular intervals and making the proper adjustments as
assigned by the Aquatics Supervisor Assures adherence to Park District policies and
Establishes and maintains satisfactory working relationships with the general public
and Park District personnel.
Provides for reasonable accommodations for participants and personnel in
accordance with the American with Disabilities Act.
General maintenance of pool deck, locker rooms.
- Location: North York, ON
- Salary: $15.00 to $16.00HOUR hourly for 25 to 30 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Seasonal employment
- Day, Evening, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, Morning
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Vacancies: 6 vacancies
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
1 to less than 7 months
- Work Setting
- Swimming pool/centre
- Ability to Supervise
- 5-10 people
- Personal Suitability
- Dependability; Judgement; Reliability
May be exposed to a high humidity and 86‐degree temperatures indoors and outdoors will be
exposed to the varying weather conditions, which could include cold, rain, and extreme heat.
The lifeguard must be able to follow the directions from supervisor and co‐workers. The
lifeguard must be able to cooperate well with co‐workers. The lifeguard must be safety
conscientious and use good judgment at all times.
The lifeguard must work closely with co‐workers. The lifeguard must work around the general
population. The lifeguard must work under supervision and direction of supervisors. The
lifeguard has responsibility for the safety of the general public in the pool and on the pool deck.
The lifeguard may have to work under stressful situations when first aide or CPR is required.
The lifeguard has to be able to make decisions to ensure safety in and around the pool.
The lifeguard works in a climate of 86 degrees Fahrenheit and high humidity. The lifeguard has to be able to
respond quickly and accurately to emergency situations. Lifeguards are also at risk of being exposed to pool
chemicals. Lifeguards must have 20/30 vision with or with corrected vision
How to apply
Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.