Daytime Lifeguard Trainees

Location: Elmsdale, NS

We are currently accepting applications for Daytime Lifeguard Trainees to join our Aquatics team. We will provide all of the training you need to begin your career as a Lifeguard with East Hants. Ideal for retirees, stay-at-home parents, and anyone who can swim and is looking for a new opportunity at a beautiful, brand-new facility.

Shifts available Monday to Friday 5:30am to 4:00pm. Optional evenings and weekends available for flexible scheduling.

• Able to swim, and comfortable performing activities in water. The training program will include developing strength and fitness in water in order to perform the duties of a lifeguard
• Comfortable working in a busy, customer service-oriented, team environment
• Available for shift work in daytime. Shifts in evenings and weekends also available. Scheduling is flexible.
• These positions are subject to child abuse registry and criminal records checks.

Training Costs: None! Cost of training materials may be reimbursable to the Municipality of East Hants if not completing the program, or if ending employment within three months of completing the program.

Training Hourly Rate: $12.95, average 8-15 daytime hours/week for a total of 74 paid course hours.

Training Commitment: Anticipated to start January 2022. Additional in-water swim training and homework will be required, average of an additional 3-6 hours/week depending on candidate’s experience and fitness level.

Daytime Lifeguard Hourly Rate: $15.45 + signing bonus of $200.00 upon successful completion of probationary period following successful hire.

Deadline to apply: December 12, 2021.

For more information on the Trainee program, or about working as a Lifeguard with the Municipality of East Hants, please contact

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