This is a seasonal spring and summer position

The Lifeguard will supervise activities located at our lakeside swim area at Camp Impeesa. This includes swim periods, waterfront events and all other water sport activity. We are looking for someone with lifeguarding experience and a high level of maturity. Red Cross swimming lessons are sometimes offered throughout the summer and lifeguards with swimming instructor experience and certification will be considered and sought after first. Training in Canoeing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding will be provided to ensure our lifeguards are ready to teach these programs.

As part of the lifeguards other duties they will work closely with the camp ranger on the daily maintenance and up keep of the waterfront and other various locations around camp. They may be trained to will work with our program staff to help run other camp program areas including the archery range, tomahawks and summer camp.

Qualifications:

  • Experience guarding and teaching swimming lessons an asset
  • Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
  • Current Lifesaving NL certificate
  • Completion or willingness to complete the Waterfront NL course
  • Current swimming instructor certificate (Red Cross program) an asset
  • Current Lifesaving Society instructor certificate an asset
  • Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
  • Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
  • Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
  • Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
  • Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
  • Abilities in problem solving

Application and Hiring: 

  • Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
  • Apply by submitting an online application form from the camp webpage, www.campimpeesa.ca/jobs
  • Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

Questions or for more Information contact: 

Blake Edwards, Program Manager
P.O Box 3040, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0 Phone: 403 – 815-2150
Email: bedwards@scouts.ca

Skills and Experiences

  • 16 years old +
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Current NL certificate
  • Current swimming instructor certificate (Red Cross program)
  • Current Lifesaveing society instructor certificate an asset
  • Experience guarding and teaching swimming lessons an asset
  • Provide a clear police record check and vulnerable sector check
  • Comfortable in a rustic type of accommodation including basic cabin and/or tent
  • Good fitness ability
  • Ability to work with others
  • Experience working with youth in a summer camp environment an asset
  • Abilities in problem solving
  • Willingness to learn new skills