Senior Lifeguard

  • Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services
  • Base Borden
  • Nov 29, 2018
Contract -Part Time SALES/SERVICE

Job Description

Competition: # BDN-18-086
Open to: This Category I unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the UFCW bargaining unit for Category I NPF employees at CFB Borden.

Senior Lifeguard
Personal Support Programs
CFB Borden
Indeterminate, part-time
Who We Are: CFMWS is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). We pride ourselves on being part of the Defence Team. For more information on who we are, please visit us at

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Aquatics Coordinator, the Senior Lifeguard will assist in the planning, organizing, and delivery of aquatic programs. Conducts aquatic program evaluations. Performs lifeguard duties. He/She plans, prepares, and instructs aquatic lessons as required. Conducts/assist with evaluation and assessment of swimmers. He/She conducts/assists with aquatic program evaluation and assessment – quest 2 – of swimmers. Facilitate the advanced aquatic programs (Bronze Medallion/Cross, NLS, FA/CPR). Ensure the safety of all participants while in the pool and apply First Aid knowledge, as required. Liaise with public, military users, and recreation and fitness staff on aquatic programs. Ensure employee training, development and water qualifications are current with all applicable legislation. Ensure established safety procedures are followed in an emergency and respond to alarms, and other emergencies.

College diploma or certificate in Physical Sciences, or a related field AND some years of experience in aquatics or a related field
High school diploma AND some experience in a related field
Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C qualification
Current National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS) qualification
Current Red Cross Instructor/Lifesaving Society Advanced Instructor
Current Red Cross/Lifesaving Society Instructor, an asset
Current Lifesaving Society Advance Instructor, an asset
Current Quest 2 qualification, an asset
Language requirement: English Essential, Bilingual an asset
French Language Proficiency (Bilingual an asset)
Reading Comprehension
Written expression
Oral interaction
Level: N/A(No proficiency), 1(Basic), 2(Functional), 3(Advanced), 4(Professional)

Experience Requirements:
 In preparing and conducting aquatic programs
 In performing lifeguard duties
 In instructing aquatic training sessions
 In applying policies, procedures and regulations
 In leading employees
Benefits Available:
• Savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs)
• Educational Assistance
• Accessible facilities on base (i.e. Fitness facility, Swimming pool, etc.)
• CANEX Privileges
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Salary: $15.60/hr - $21.58/hr
Conditions of Employment: Must be available to work evenings, early mornings and weekends
• Reliability Status
• This process includes a police records check for service with the vulnerable sector.
NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.
Employment Equity: NPF is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of a designated group (i.e. a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).
Start Date: As soon as possible
Posting Date: 29 November 2018
Application Deadline: 23:59 hrs Pacific Time on 12 December 2018
Application Submission: Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # BDN-18-086. Email: or online:
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage / Salary

$15.60/hr - $21.58/hr

How to Apply