City of Thunder Bay

Instructor - Acquatics - Part-Time - Canada Games Complex

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/9/2024 2:30 PM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Recreation & Culture
Job Type
Number of Positions
Canada Games Complex
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $21.01/Hr.
CAD $21.73/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 and the technical direction and guidance of the Senior Instructor, provides safe and enjoyable instruction to program participants.



  1. Instructs program participants using core program and lesson plans for all classes.
  2. Returns any equipment to its proper location and maintain a clean pool site.
  3. Supervises classes in a safe manner.
  4. Participates in training and staff meetings as required.
  5. Completes report forms relating to timesheets, accidents, unusual events, thefts, complaints and instructional programs.
  6. Repairs equipment or take appropriate action; advises supervisor of any equipment maintenance or replacement needs.
  7. Ensures familiarity with emergency procedures of the facility.
  8. Pre-tests students, prepares test sheets, and prepares for LSS Examiner, where applicable.
  9. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.





  • Current certifications: CRCS/LSS Instructor, RLSSC Aquatic Emergency care or Standard First Aid and CPR Level C


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


  • National Lifeguard Service


  • 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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