Lifeguard Opportunities

Lifeguarding is a rewarding job that you can do right here in your own community! Learn how to assess and respond to emergency situations, how to mitigate accidents, and most importantly, how to save lives.

We offer all training programs and courses that you need become an Aquatics Professional! In order to be a lifeguard in Canada you need to complete a series of certifications. We recommend completing advanced aquatics in the following order:

Flowchart illustrating the progression and prerequisites for various lifeguard and first aid certifications


Apply to be a Lifeguard and Aquatic Instructor

As the successful candidate, you will ensure a safe and enjoyable leisure experience for patrons while performing lifeguarding and instructional activities. Your training and keen eye for detail will allow you to actively respond to emergency situations by performing rescue functions and providing assistance to patrons in need. Your strong communication and relationship building skills will be essential as you provide instruction in a variety of aquatic and related programs. In addition, you will conduct regular inspections of rescue and emergency equipment, monitor pool chemistry as required and perform assigned janitorial and maintenance tasks as required.

Have all your certifications?

Apply to be a Lifeguard

To be considered for this position you must have the following certifications:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • National Lifeguard (Pool Option)
  • CPR Level C with AED  - (within 1 year as per NL requirement)

*All certifications must be current and copies must be submitted with your online application in order to be considered for the position. Re-certifications that are completed during the recruitment and selection process must be uploaded to the online portal for your application to remain in competition. During employment, it is the responsibility of the employee to ensure certifications are valid at all times. 

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Still need to complete your certifications? We offer courses and programs to become a lifeguard. Visit our Lessons and Program Registration page to view the current schedule of courses.