Team Lead Lifeguard/Instructor



The Barrhead Regional Aquatics Centre has one full-time position opening for Team Lead Lifeguard and Instructor.

Under the direct supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor the Team Lead supports the safe operation of the Barrhead Regional Aquatics Centre. They assist the Aquatics Supervisor with facility operations, staff training, adherence to occupation health and safety policies and procedures, staff supervision, teaching, first aid, scheduling, and pool maintenance.


  • assume responsibility of "Manager on Duty" in the absence of the Aquatic Supervisor or Head Lifeguards
  • Supervision and oversight of Instructors, Lifeguards, Lifeguard/Instructors, Part Time Team Leads and programs as assigned
  • Assist as assigned in the development, maintenance, and implementation of:
    • Facility operational checklists
    • Staff scheduling
    • Training
    • Facility safety
    • Maintenance procedures
  • Assist as assigned in completing:
    • Facility inspections
    • Maintaining performance levels of part-time lifeguards
    • Staff training
    • Major incident reporting
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, customer service and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Participate in training opportunities and meetings, as required
  • Management of and participation in maintenance tasks, as required
  • Lifeguarding and instructing, as required
  • Maintain current qualifications
  • Complete additional duties as assigned


  • Two (2) years lifeguarding experience
  • Current Swim and Lifesaving Instructor certification
  • Current CALA or Water Art Training
  • Current National Lifeguarding Pool certification
  • Current Intermediate First Aid certification
  • Advanced leadership training would be considered an asset (e.g., First Aid Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor)
  • Pool Operator 1 and 2 would be considered an asset
  • Aquatic Management Training would be considered an asset
  • Be able to provide a clear Police Security Clearance and Vulnerable Sector search
  • Provide a Driver's Abstract


  • Solid practical work experience in an aquatic setting
  • Detail oriented, strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Tow years plus in a supervisory capacity and able to lead a team of employees
  • Able to manage customer queries and complaints
  • Professional demeanor in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledgeable in the NL and LSI Standards with the Lifesaving Society


HOURS OF WORK:         

This position is a 40-hour work week and will include daytime, evenings, weekends, and some statutory holidays.


$22.98 - $26.00 per hour.



This Competition will remain open until 4:30 pm on March 29, 2024. We wish to thank all applications for their interest in the position, please note that only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you think that you’re the one we are searching for we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter to:

Town of Barrhead
C/O Heidi Paul, Aquatics Supervisor