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Aquatics Instructor/Guard (Fall 2022)

Req ID: 21936
Vacancy Type: Part-Time 
Number of Positions: 150  
Closing Date: 07/15/2022

Job Summary

City of Mississauga Aquatics provides many opportunities for part time employment, both year round and seasonally.

Join our Aquatics team and get more than just a job, get an experience that will last a lifetime. As part of our dynamic team you will develop teamwork, leadership, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills. Qualified and trained Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors are an integral part of our community. All of our staff plays an important role in maintaining a safe aquatic environment and providing enjoyable swimming lessons for people of all ages.

Please note: Successful candidates will be placed into one of our pools if and when a vacancy occurs. This could take several weeks to months to be placed into one of our facilities.

Here are our tentative pool locations:

Cawthra Indoor Pool
Churchill Meadows Indoor Pool
Clarkson Indoor Pool
Erin Meadows Indoor Pool
Frank McKechnie Indoor Pool
Glenforest Indoor Pool
Huron Park Indoor Pool
Malton Indoor Pool
Meadowvale Indoor Pool
River Grove Indoor Pool
South Common Indoor Pool
Terry Fox Indoor Pool

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all swimmers.
  • Teach all swimming program levels to participants.
  • Participate in pre-season and in-service training during September 2022.
  • Successfully complete all on line training modules.
  • Assist with special events and facility promotion.
  • Incorporate and model the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development in program delivery where appropriate.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 16 years of age and older
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor and Emergency First Aid Instructor
  • Lifesaving National Lifeguard Pool
  • Standard First Aid Certification and CPR “C” with AED (Lifesaving Society, Red Cross, St John’s Ambulance or Canadian Ski Patrol).
  • HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development.
  • Shift work, including days, evenings and weekends.
  • Part-time positions may be available.
  • Proof of current awards must be provided.
  • A Level 3 - Vulnerable Sector Check will be required of the successful candidate, as a condition of employment, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


Please note: Candidates do not need their qualifications to apply but MUST have them no later than September 5, 2022.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $18.22 - $21.70 
Hours of Work: up to 24 hours per week 
Work Location: Various Locations 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation Division , Aquatics, Therapeutic & Fitness 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


COVID-19 Update: As per the City’s Employee Recruitment Policy, all external candidates (including previously employed individuals) must show their Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or apply for and receive confirmation of a creed or medical exemption from the City before their first day.

A Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     




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