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Lifeguard/ Instructors

We are seeking creative, energetic individuals to join our team of aquatics professionals! As a key part of our Sport Wellness Group, this position will report directly to the Aquatic Operations Coordinator. Your goal will be to ensure the safety of customers and employees using our aquatic facilities by preventing and responding to emergencies. Note that we are willing to train to become an “I Can Swim” instructor.


ƒ Maintain constant surveillance of customers in the facility ƒ Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of customers in the event of emergency ƒ Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services ƒ Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times ƒ Maintain a high standard of customer service ƒ Attend and participate in monthly in-service training sessions ƒ Perform various maintenance duties to maintain a clean and safe facility ƒ Prepare and maintain appropriate activity reports ƒ Handle or refer other problems and situations as they arise within the facility. ƒ Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


You have a high energy level and enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging, and changing environment. You are working toward, or have completed your High School Diploma / GED. To be considered for this role you must have: certification in Basic CPR level C, First Aid, National Lifeguard Service, and Water Safety Instruction. If you have completed your Life Saving Instruction, Coaching level 1, taught the “I Can Swim Program, and have some related experience these would be considered as assets. Your knowledge of sports and ability to instruct and educate in a respectful manner, along with excellent customer service, communication, problem solving, and ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situation, skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques, deal with conflict in a diplomatic manner will help ensure your success. Your proven track record working independently and in a team environment is an asset to the work you do.

Employment Terms

ƒ This is a part-time position (day, evening, and weekends). ƒ General membership at our sport and wellness facility is included.

If this opportunity interests you, please apply to Talisman Centre Human Resources via:

  • E-mail: (the job title must be stated in the subject line), or
  • Fax: (403) 262-1001, or
  • Mail: 2225 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB T2G 5B6
  • No telephone inquires please. We thank all applicants for their interest. Those being considered for interviews will be contacted.