Job Details


Position Summary

The Town of Milton Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for the part-time seasonal positions of Life Guards/Swim Instructors to provide quality swimming lesson instruction and lifeguard services during daytime hours at Town operated pools.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • To instruct and ensure the continuity of swim lessons, progress reports, attendance and safety during lessons
  • Supervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all times
  • Enforce the pool rules through communication with participants as required; educate participants about safe behaviour at the pool and during lessons
  • Follow policies and procedures as outlined in the staff manual in all decision making, program planning and public relations
  • Establish positive relationships and work cooperatively with staff and participants in maintaining a high level of morale and ensuring clear communications
  • Report all minor and major accidents, problems, disturbances, incidents and site damage to your supervisor, ensuring all appropriate forms are filled out accurately and completely
  • Perform all other duties in accordance with department objectives.

 Education and Experience

  • Current NLS, Standard First Aid and CPR “C”
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructor Certification
  • Current Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Screening required as a condition of hire
  • Enthusiastic personality and the ability to relate warmly to children
  • Experience working with children in a recreational setting is an asset
  • Experience with special needs is an asset
  • HIGH FIVE Certification is preferred

Life Guard hourly rate: under review
Swim Instructor hourly rate: under review

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.