Aquatic Instructor

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Location: Elmsdale, NS

East Hants is a vibrant, flourishing community centrally located in Nova Scotia and in close proximity to the Halifax Regional Municipality, Truro and the Bay of Fundy.

The Municipality of East Hants offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, diverse career opportunities, modern facilities, an innovative, continuous improvement culture, and a focus on work-life balance.

We are looking for an Aquatics Instructor to join our team at an exciting time. The successful candidate will be part of the team that transitions to our new aquatic centre, scheduled to open in the fall of 2019. The new aquatic centre will include a six-lane, 25-metre lap pool, leisure pool with spray features and ramp access, lazy river resistance moving-water pool, waterslide, climbing wall in the pool, outdoor splash park, multi-purpose room, and many more modern features.

The Aquatics Instructor will be responsible for instructing classes in a safe, fun, and professional manner, according to the standards of the Lifesaving Society of Canada and other related aquatic agencies and the East Hants Swimming Pool.

This position is responsible for:

  • Completing long-term lesson plans
  • Maintaining accurate training records
  • Managing the process for regular feedback to students, including mid-term and final reports


  • Lifesaving Swim Instructor
  • NLS or Bronze Cross & EFA
  • This position is subject to child abuse registry and criminal records checks

The hourly rate will commensurate with your qualifications.

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