Swimming Instructor

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 instruction at all levels. Swim Instructors evaluate students’ performance, accomplishments and maintain records of performance and attendance. They also ensure compliance with safety procedures and deal with patrons’ questions and concerns regarding swimming lessons. Swim Instructors will be required to put away all equipment that was utilized in the swim lesson, and may also be required to assist in cleaning, hosing of locker rooms, laundry, vacuuming, monitoring of office and answering phones. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, usually in the mornings.

COSPA pools offer Red Cross or Lifesaving Society swimming lesson programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, and possess the following current certifications:
  • Pools That Offer Red Cross Swimming Lessons
    Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructors certification
  • Pools that offer Lifesaving Society Swimming Lessons
    National Lifeguard Certification, Standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) would be considered an asset.
    Six months experience as a Swim Instructor is also an asset.
    Other aquatic experience including work and volunteer will be considered.
    Applicants must demonstrate strong communication skills, adaptability and team leadership ability.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of current qualifications.

COSPA would like to thank all applicants for their interest in working at one of the COSPA outdoor swimming pools.
Only those applicants being considered for interview will be contacted.

To apply for this position, please fill out the Employment Form and upload you resume.

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