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YMCA of Southwestern Ontario
in London Area YMCA's, Petrolia YMCA
invites applications for the position of
Full Time Lifeguard, Instructor (multiple positions)

Monday, December 31, 2018

Job Description

Nature and Scope: The Aquatic Team is responsible for the provision of a safe, friendly aquatic environment that meets the Serving All Members (SAM) standard.


  • To instruct and ensure the continuity of swim lessons, progress reports, attendance and safety during lesson times
  • To arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your shift to prepare for lessons (progress cards, lesson plans, equipment, staff resource sharing etc.)
  • To instruct a variety of aquatic programming including Splashers/Bubblers (Parent & Tot) classes, Aqua-fit (YMCA will certify interested candidates in Aqua-fit programming adhering to a Personal Development Contract)
  • Working professionally with Members, Volunteers and the Aquatic Team
  • Solving participant/member concerns in a customer focused manner
  • Proactively developing relationships with members, staff and volunteers
  • Adhering to all Aquatic policies and procedures as outlined in manual
  • Commitment to serving all members
  • Demonstrating a commitment to YMCA Mission, Vision and Values
  • Assuming other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Hold current certifications in National Lifeguard, YMCA Swim Instructors, or Red Cross Swim Instructors or Lifesaving Swim Instructors, Aqua-Fit (asset), Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Experience teaching Aqua-Fit programming or willingness to train
  • Satisfactory Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Search

Contact Information

Dave Ward, Regional Manager of Member Experience

Special Instructions

We thank all interested applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.