Seasonal Swimming Pool Employment

Hiring for the summer outdoor swimming season is well underway and COSPA continues to accept applications for swimming pool positions, and then share these applications with the eight COSPA pools.

The outdoor swim season starts mid-June and ends on Labour Day (the first Monday in September). Hiring typically occurs from January to March. Please send your job application outlining all of your qualifications and experience. Note that all lifeguarding certifications must be current at the time of hiring and must remain current.

COSPA partners with not-for-profit community associations and private contractors to operate the eight outdoor pools that COSPA manages. All résumés/applications submitted through the COSPA website are circulated to all of the Pool Directors for their consideration. Please refer to the individual pool description pages for more information on each pool’s management.

Applicants will only be contacted by one of the Pool Directors if they are interested in interviewing you for a position.

Please refer to the swimming pool staff job descriptions for full details on certifications and training required, as well as job duties and expectations.

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Current Opportunities

Outdoor Pool Supervisor
The outdoor pool will be operational for 80 days until Labor Day. Job responsibilities include managing budgets for operations and capital expenditures, ensuring efficient use of staff resources through scheduling, maintaining cash control, and performing administrative duties.
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Shift Supervisor (Assistant Supervisor)
Under the general direction of the Swimming Pool Supervisor, this is a supervisory position that includes, life guarding and maintenance work involving the operation, administration and programming of a outdoor swimming pool on an assigned shift which may include week-end…
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Under the supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor or Senior Attendant, this position involves monitoring and ensuring the safety of patrons in an aquatic environment. The Lifeguard also completes administrative and maintenance tasks as assigned. Job Duties Continual monitoring of pool…
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Swimming Instructor
We are looking for individuals who love to swim and teach swimming to all age groups at our seven outdoor swimming pools located around Calgary. Swim Instructors are responsible for conducting and developing program and swim lesson plans for swimming…
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Junior Lifeguard
As a Junior Lifeguard your goal will be to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for customers and employees using our aquatic facilities through prevention, response and providing outstanding customer centric service. The Junior Lifeguard will always be an enhancement to the guarding rotations and must always have a Lifeguard 18 years of age or older on deck with them…
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Employment Application

Interested in applying? Apply today.

The outdoor swim season starts mid-June and ends on Labour Day (the first Monday in September). Hiring typically occurs from January to March.
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