Waterfront Lifeguard Position APPLY NOW

1610 Sixth Line Road
Summer Season
17 - 18.00 cad / hour
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
Part time


The Ottawa River Canoe Club (ORCC) is looking for one enthusiastic person to work as beach lifeguard for the summer camp programs. ORCC provides two different summer camps (Canoe Kids Summer Camp and Youth Paddling Camp) for children and youth living in the Dunrobin, West Carleton, Constance Bay, Fitzroy Harbour and Kanata areas. Both camps provide a fun camp environment for children and youth to learn fundamental canoe, kayak, and stand up paddle board skills, and to encourage a lifelong interest in paddling. The camps are designed to provide participants an opportunity to paddle and socialize with their friends in a fun team environment. Campers develop water safety awareness and paddling skills while increasing their confidence on the water. The camping day includes paddling, swimming, on-land active games, crafts, and discovery time. The focus is on summer fun!

The lifeguard will be supervising children 6-10 years old and youth 11-14 years old in a day camp environment. Safety is a great concern to ORCC as all of our programs revolve around water, which increases the risk of injury to staff and participants. The lifeguard will perform the surveillance necessary to prevent accidents by administering policies, procedures, rules and regulations governing the conduct of campers swimming on our waterfront and perform rescues and first aid necessary for the preservation of life in a team setting. The lifeguard will also need to enforce ORCC COVID-19 rules and policies.

Essential Qualifications: (must be able to demonstrate through references):

  • National Lifeguard Service certification
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills
  • Vulnerable Sector Check* for applicants over 18, minimum of 2 personal references for applicants under 18*
  • CPR-C, AED and standard First Aid
  • Coaching Association of Canada; National Coaching Certification Program; Safe Sport Trained*

*candidates may obtain these certifications after applying, but must have them prior to starting the job


  • NLS waterfront certification
  • Previous job experience lifeguarding on a beach
  • Previous job experience as a camp counsellor

Term: June 27th to August 26th; Hours are 8:30am-3:30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: minimum $17.50/ hour, may increase depending on experience and qualifications

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