City of Thunder Bay

Lifeguard - Part-Time - Canada Games Complex

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/9/2024 2:15 PM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Recreation & Culture
Job Type
Number of Positions
Canada Games Complex
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $19.74/Hr.
CAD $20.45/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
July 31, 2024

 General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 




Please ensure you indicate your availability in your application.



Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:      Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor CGC Aquatics, and the technical direction and guidance of the Head Lifeguard, safeguards the facility to ensure the public have a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience.



  1. Safeguards the facility; prevents potential accidents and performs rescues in accordance with emergency procedures.
  2. Performs assignments, when not on lifeguarding shift, such as cleaning the pool site, pool tests, batherload statistics and assisting patrons.
  3. Ensures proper equipment is set up before each lifeguarding shift.
  4. Participates in training and staff meetings as required.
  5. Completes report forms related to timesheets, accidents, unusual events, thefts, complaints and water chemistry.
  6. Participates in the organization and implementation of special events such as swim meets and fun days.
  7. Repairs equipment, or take appropriate action in the meantime, and advises supervisor of any equipment maintenance or replacement needed.
  8. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.





  • Current certifications: National Lifeguard Service, Standard First Aid and CPR Level C


  • Must be customer service orientated and able to get along with other members of the staff team
  • Must demonstrate initiative and show a positive attitude


  • CRCS/LSS Instructor


  • Must maintain all awards current from date of application until end of employment period
  • Must attend and complete within three months of employment, customer service training and WHMIS training
  • Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
  • Will be required to work irregular hours and weekends


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