Casual Aquatics Positions

Location: Elmsdale, NS

The East Hants Aquatic Centre, opened in 2020, is a modern and fully accessible aquatics facility featuring lap pool, leisure pool, lazy river, hot tub, waterslide and climbing wall. This state-of-the-art facility provides East Hants and surrounding areas with a diverse variety of aquatic programming and other recreation-based activities.

We are accepting resumes into a candidate pool for positions on our Aquatics team. Positions include Assistant Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard and Swim Instructor and those interested in teaching or examining our leadership programs.

Assistant Lifeguard and Instructors have completed the initial courses in their Lifeguard certifications and work with and support the team that operates the East Hants Aquatic Centre while gaining valuable hands-on, on-the-job experience.
• Bronze Cross and Intermediate Workplace First Aid + CPR-C
• Willingness to obtain Lifesaving Instructor, National Lifeguard or other certifications
• Comfortable working in a busy, customer service-oriented, team environment

Aquatics Instructors are responsible for instructing classes in a safe, fun, and professional manner, according to the standards of the Lifesaving Society of Canada and the East Hants Aquatic Centre. Instructor responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Completing long-term lesson plans
• Maintaining accurate training records
• Managing the process for regular feedback to students, including mid-term and final reports
Aquatics Instructors must have the following certifications:
• Bronze Cross and Intermediate Workplace First Aid + CPR-C
• Lifesaving Swim Instructor

Lifeguards are responsible for performing lifeguarding duties and ensuring the safety and supervision of patrons. In addition to the qualifications for Assistant Lifeguard and Instructors, and Aquatics Instructors, Lifeguard candidates have:
• National Lifeguard with Intermediate Workplace First Aid + CPR-C
• Lifesaving Swim Instructor, within 6 months of hire, and willingness to teach

Scheduling for all positions will include evenings and weekends.

All positions are subject to child abuse registry and criminal records checks.

Assistant Lifeguard and Instructor $13.60/hour
Aquatics Instructor $15.10/hour
Lifeguard (Evenings/weekends) $14.60/hour

When applying, please include your 6-digit Lifesaving Society Membership ID and position(s) of interest. Applications will be reviewed for hire prior to our Fall, Winter and Spring sessions.

Have some, or all of your certifications expired? We can recertify you! Contact for more information.