Assistant Head Lifeguard

Albion Hills, 16500 Regional Road 50, Caledon, Ontario, Canada Req #1089
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $23.54/hr, Max = $27.29/hr

Employment type: Seasonal

Duration of employment: 3 Months

Hours of work: 40 hrs/week

Work location: Albion Hills CA

Division: Conservation Parks & Lands

Business unit: Conservation Parks

Travel: None

Remote Work: None


Seasonal Hire TRCA – 2024

Seasonal job opportunities are plentiful at TRCA. If you are looking for seasonal job openings, we can provide great opportunities and seasonal perks. To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon.


Please submit your resume and cover letter in one file (PDF or Word) prior to midnight on June 14, 2024.


By working at TRCA you will:

  • Work outdoors during the spring and summer in beautiful natural areas.
  • Gain valuable experience working at a conservation authority.
  • Get a free Conservation Ontario annual pass.
  • Get access to TRCA’s Reciprocal Program (discounts across various Ontario attractions).

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

The Assistant Head Lifeguard is responsible for maintaining control of the activities within aquatic facilities and providing a safe, clean, and enjoyable aquatic experiences for all users. The Assistant Head Lifeguard provides site guidance and direction when the Head Lifeguard is inaccessible or off-duty.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conducts rescue procedures, administration of first aid, operation of public address system and other general lifeguarding duties.
  • Provides care and treatment as required for all minor and major incidents until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Provides good customer service and engages with participants to provide education about potential hazards and safe practices.
  • Assists the Supervisor with Lifeguard schedules, guarding routines, and placement of guard rotations.
  • Ensures employees on the pool deck are appropriately certified and capable of performing the function(s) assigned daily.
  • Supports employees with the understanding and compliance of health & safety policies and other related TRCA policies and procedures.
  • Inspects/tests pool chemistry and completes records, escalating deficiencies to senior staff.
  • Maintains and cleans pool areas, washrooms, changerooms, grounds and work areas.
  • Enforces Park and swimming rules and regulations with patrons
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of incidents and accidents, swimming occurrences, missing persons, daily maintenance, shift time schedules, opening and closing procedures and any other forms and reports.


What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications/licenses)

  • Minimum pursing a high school diploma or equivalent 
  • Must hold a current and valid NLS (National Lifeguard Service) lifeguard certification; certification must be kept valid throughout employment
  • Valid Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C Certification



  • Must be 15 years of age or older


Knowledge/Skill/Ability - Competencies

  • Requirement to maintain certification and fitness level in accordance with the National Lifeguard Standard; ability to lift objects up to 20 kg
  • Strong communication skills to provide clear and concise communication in both non-emergency and emergency situations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicts and utilize de-escalation skills to resolve conflict situations
  • Must be flexible to work all required shifts, including weekends and holidays


While Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews.  Please be advised successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver's abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to TRCA.  We welcome applications from all qualified persons.  Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process in collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27.  Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan. Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880-2308.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.54
  • Max Hiring Rate $27.29
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Albion Hills, 16500 Regional Road 50, Caledon, Ontario, Canada