Job & Volunteer OpportunitiesInstructor/Lifeguard Job Opportunities
Join the Richmond Aquatics Team
Richmond Aquatic Services is part of the City of Richmond's Community Services Division. Our Instructor/Lifeguards have the opportunity to work at one of four aquatic facilities - indoors at Minoru Centre for Active Living and Watermania, and outdoors at South Arm and Steveston Outdoor Pools. Over 250 Instructor/Lifeguards are employed with the City of Richmond, and our team is still growing!
3 Aquatic Professional Options
1. Aquatic Attendant
2. Swimming Instructor
Visit Instructor/Lifeguard Training for more information and required qualifications.
These positions offer an exciting job that promotes teamwork and safety awareness, develops emergency response skills and communication skills, builds leadership capacities, and encourages fitness and wellbeing. Here’s what a few of our staff have to say about their experience:
Lazar, Shift Supervisor
“I became an Instructor/Lifeguard because I am passionate about making people smile as well as getting people to push past their fears and doubts, such as those around water. The ability to swim offers so many opportunities in this world.”
Ally, Auxiliary Instructor/Lifeguard
“I became an Instructor/Lifeguard because I wanted to give back to my community by teaching others water safety skills, all the while promoting a safe and healthy lifestyle.”
Mireya, Aquatic Leader
“The Instructor/Lifeguard profession is rewarding in so many ways, most importantly because you can make a lasting impact to help prevent drownings and promote the wellbeing of others.”
Submit a resume to Career Opportunities if you meet the qualifications.Contact Us
Aquatic Supervisor: Aila Morris, Minoru Centre for Active Living
Aquatic Supervisor: Julie Kaufman, Watermania
Visit the Volunteer page for community centre and City-wide volunteer opportunities.