Career Opportunities

Head Lifeguard


The Town of Innisfail is seeking an energetic and reliable individual for the position of Head Lifeguard/Swim Instructor. This is a full-time permanent position with the Aquatic Centre department of the Community Services Department. Under the supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor, this position is responsible for lifeguarding, instruction, shift supervision and general operations of the Aquatic Centre.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Supervise and participate in the work which the Innisfail Aquatic Team needs to perform
  • Perform administrative duties as required
  • Perform general janitorial duties as required
  • Perform general understanding of the pools filtration system and be able to trouble shoot issues that may arise with mechanics or water quality.
  • Understand and monitor water chemistry in the facility; correct deficiencies
  • Communicate effectively with the Aquatic Supervisor, and co-workers and the public
  • The ability to take a leadership role and direct staff and patrons during emergency situations
  • Supervise staff on respective shifts
  • Other duties as required



  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an aquatics facility as a lifeguard and swim instructor is required
  • Possession of valid certifications in the following:
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  • National Lifeguarding (NL) Award
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  • Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)
  • AARFP Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 & 2 Certificates are an asset.
  • NL, WSI, First Aid Trainer Certificates are an asset
  • Successful criminal record check, hold valid Alberta driver’s license and provide a clean drivers abstract
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of independence and organization

    The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. This posting will remain open until a candidate is found.


    Qualified applicants are invited to submit a PDF version of their resume to:


    Town of Innisfail

    Attention: Erica Vickers, Finance Manager

    4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1

    Email:    [email protected]


    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.