Job: Head Lifeguard - Town of Canmore

Why work for the Town of Canmore?

For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people. Our staff genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work each and every day. You will have the opportunity to join an aquatics team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about aquatics, our community, and the endless opportunities for sport and recreation in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment. You will get to be part of a vital service for local families that supports adults, children, and athletes with high quality aquatics programs in excellent facilities.

Position Overview:

This position will provide you with both teamwork and leadership opportunities, as you will work as part of the Aquatics Leadership team to maintain the day-to-day operations and procedures, pool maintenance, programs and customer service. You will coach, mentor, train new staff and take a lead in programming implementation and instruction. As a role model for both staff and the community, you will have the opportunity to hone and model exceptional customer service skills, helping to make Elevation Place a popular destination for both residents and visitors from around the World! You will have the opportunity to take a leadership role with a talented and energetic team of aquatics professionals to support programs and services that enhance quality of life for citizens and visitors to our community.

This full time position requires a 40 hour per week commitment and has a variable schedule, which includes evenings, weekends and holidays required.


This is the perfect job for a confident, energetic and approachable individual with proven leadership abilities and a strong commitment to exceptional customer service. You have a minimum of two years related experience in the aquatics industry as both a lifeguard and instructor. You hold current certifications as a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and/or Lifesaving Society Instructor, National Lifeguard Service award, and Standard First Aid. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer, Lifesaving First Aid Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor, Pool Operator 1, Aquatic Fitness or other special certification (i.e. Kayak, Swim Coach, Synchronized swimming certification) are considered a strong asset.


In addition to being a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, a generous retirement savings program, a Health Spending Account/Wellness Account, aquatics recertification’s, and an employee discount at Elevation Place.​



Application Deadline:
June 24, 2018

How to Apply: To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and submit your application at: